The New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission has granted accreditation to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, according to a release issued Friday.

A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police inspected the Prosecutor’s Office in October and examined all aspects of the office’s policies, procedures, management, operations and support services. Assessors also reviewed written materials, interviewed agency members and inspected offices and facilities for compliance with professional criminal justice standards.

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The team unanimously voted to grant the Prosecutor’s Office accreditation.

The county office is one of the 95 accredited law enforcement agencies among more than 500 municipal, county, and state law enforcement agencies in the state eligible for accreditation.

“We are very proud and gratified as an agency to receive this recognition,” said Prosecutor Jim McClain in a statement. “This accreditation recognizes that this agency is in compliance with the current best practices in law enforcement in pursuing our mission of effectively and efficiently serving the people of Atlantic County.”

The accreditation is valid for three years.

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