The Kent Police Department is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). Police Department employees are proud to be part of a team of professionals in their fields. Employees throughout the department realize that community involvement and relations are critical to carrying out their responsibilities and serving the community. The department staffing consists of 125 sworn officers and 58 full-time and part-time civilian personnel. CALEA accreditation provides a strong basis for effective law enforcement and safety education policies and procedures.