In October 2010, the Boynton Beach Police Department was accredited for another three years by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement.
The process involved meeting or exceeding 260 accreditation standards representing 39 operational categories, including training, patrol, special operations, criminal intelligence, evidence and public information.
The Boynton Beach Police Department was initially accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement in 2001. It was re-accredited in 2004 and 2007.
Accreditation increases community understanding of a police department and its goals and objectives.
The accreditation program was designed with consideration for the following goals:
To establish and maintain standards that represent current police practices;
To increase effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of police services;
To establish standards that address and reduce liability for the agency and its members;
To establish standards that make an agency and its members accountable to the community they serve.
Accreditation is a coveted award that symbolizes professionalism, excellence and competence.
Chief G. Matthew Immler was the first member of the B.B.P.D. to successfully navigate our department into compliance with FLA-PAC accreditation standards. in 2001.