The New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (NJLEAP) is a voluntary, state-wide, law enforcement accreditation program, administered through the New Jersey State Association of Chief of Police (NJSACOP), by the NJSACOP Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.
NJLEAP currently consists of approximately 112 standards divided into the following areas:
Direction of Personnel
Agency Equipment and Property
Agency Records and Computers
Training and Accreditation Management
Weapons and Ammunition
Personnel Benefits and Responsibilities
Recruitment, Selection, and Promotion of Personnel
Special and Auxiliary Officers
Arrest Search and Seizures
Interview And Interrogation
Use of Force
Patrol Field Activities
Traffic Safety and Enforcement
Homeland Security and All-Hazards Plan
Crime Scene Processing
Storage of Evidence and Property
Special Investigations and Operations
Processing and Temporary Detention
The New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Program endeavors to provide New Jersey’s law enforcement community with a uniform set of standards; not only to assist them in complying with recognized best practices in policing but also directives and guidelines issued by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
Are you interested in NLEAP accreditation? Are you a member of an NLEAP agency looking for assistance or networking opportunities? Are you an NLEAP accreditation manager? Does your agency want to see the benefits of accreditation without being involved in an official accreditation process? If any of these questions pertain to you, we can help!