The St. Cloud Police Department has been recognized by The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch as an Accredited Center of Excellence for emergency Police, Fire, and Medical dispatching, only the 12th agency in the world to receive this honor.

This is the 4th Medical accreditation and the 3rd Fire and Police accreditations for the department.

Accreditation from the IAED is the highest distinction given to emergency communication centers, certifying that the dispatch center is performing at or above the established standards for the industry. 

IAED will be presenting St. Cloud Police Department with an Accreditation plaque that commemorates their achievement.

IAED Accreditation is the culmination of a lengthy, arduous process that includes the completion of the 20 Points of Accreditation, a detailed evaluation of performance by industry experts, and a final review and ruling by IAED.