The Office of Professional Standards is staffed by a Lieutenant, who works under the direction of the Chief of Police. This office is responsible for internal affairs and the investigation of civilian complaints, inspections for department personnel and operations, policy formulation and compliance with accreditation standards. At times, the duties may also include some aspects of planning and research for the police department.
The Training Officer functions under the Professional Standards lieutenant as well, and is responsible for recruit certification and the continuous in-service training required for all officers. These duties are directly related to the accreditation process and ensure that all personnel remain in compliance with all mandated standards.