The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is applying for re-accreditation with the state and is inviting the community to offer comments as part of the process.

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will begin their assessment on July 11th, 2023, to examine all aspects of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has to comply with approximately 239 standards to receive re-accredited status. Many of the standards are critical to life, health, and safety issues.

For more information regarding CFA or for persons wishing to offer comments about the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office’s ability to meet the standards of accreditation, please contact CFA at the following: CFA, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302, phone: 800-558-0218, or email: A copy of the standards is available for review at the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, 2601 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee during normal business hours or at

The Accreditation Manager for the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is Sergeant Angel Diaz, Ed.D. The assessment team is composed of law enforcement professionals from agencies throughout the state. The assessors will conduct interviews, review written materials, and other items where compliance can be witnessed.

Once the Commission’s Assessors complete their review of the agency, the assessors report back to the full Commission, which will then decide if the agency is to receive re-accredited status. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office accreditation is for three years. Verification by the assessment team that the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office meets the Commission’s standards is part of a voluntary process to gain or maintain accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.