Community Calendar

Thursday, November 09, 2017 to Tuesday, November 09, 2027 - CALEA Assessment Scheduled

DATE:  October 18, 2017

TIME: 8:00 am



CCSO Scheduled for CALEA Assessment


(Charlotte County) The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.


Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation will encompass both the Law Enforcement and the Communications division of the office. The program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.


Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 941- 833-1878 on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00

p.m. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.


Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. For more information, please contact Katie Heck, PIO at 941-575- 5227 or the Professional Compliance Section at 941-575-5340.


A public hearing regarding the Law Enforcement Accreditation will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM at the Charlotte County Jail Training Center, located at 26601 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. Those wishing to address the assessors will be limited to 5 minutes and must address standard related issues.


Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office's ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 (703) 352-4225


Monday, December 17, 2018 - HR218 Qualification

By Appointment Only (See below for contact information)

Retired Law Enforcement Officers who would like to qualify through HR218 may do so with one of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Range Masters at the location listed below.

*Knights Trail Gun Range (Civilian Side of Range) - 3445 Rustic Road, Nokomis, FL 34275

You will need the following with you to qualify:

  • $50 (Exact Cash or Check)
  • Retired Law Enforcement Identification - This will need to be sent in prior to you qualifying
  • Current Drivers License - This will need to be sent in prior to you qualifying
  • 40 Rounds of Ammunition for the gun(s) you will be qualifying with
  • Holster
  • Eye & Ear Protection

Qualification starts at 8:00am. Please call Jillian Reich at 941-833-6281 or email at for an appointment.