It is a progressive and time-proven method of assisting law enforcement agencies to calculate and improve their overall performance. An ongoing "health check" of your agency. It can identify areas of professional excellence and where agency growth is needed. It uses standards and requires directives that represent current professional practices. Reports and analyses to create fact-based and informed management decisions. Independent review by subject matter experts. Continuous pursuit of excellence through annual reviews and other assessment measures.
Chief Neal Rossow (Ret.)
30 Years in LE Accreditation
Creator of the MLEAP
Dep. Director Dan Mills (Ret.)
18 Years in LE Accreditation
10 Years Team Leader / Assessor
SME 4th Edition Standards
Inspector Brad Wise (Ret.)
8 Years in LE Accreditation
Team Leader / Assessor
SME in 4th Edition Standard
The Rossow Group
The Rossow Group has a long history of providing high-quality training for police agencies throughout the United States for over 25 years. We are now happy to announce we are starting a consulting and accreditation service to assist agencies in navigating the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. Our consultants have over 60 years of combined experience in law enforcement accreditation.
We Offer the Following Services
Review, Evaluate and Make Recommendations to any current departmental written directives to verify compliance with the standards promulgated by the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (MLEAC).
Create Additional Written Directives, if required, and continually evaluate departmental directives, policies, procedures, criteria, and protocols to reflect compliance with the standards promulgated or changed by the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (MLEAC).
Evaluate Written Directives to reflect compliance with current Michigan Rules of Criminal Procedure, Criminal Statues and Vehicle Code.
Make Recommendations based on best practices regarding the administration and operation of the agency, including but not limited to, Evidence and Property Function, Fiscal Management, Internal Affairs, Records management, and Temporary Holdings Facilities.
Conduct Mock Assessments in preparation for MLEAC Assessor On-Site Assessments.
Coordinate and Conduct Periodic Training that meets the requirements of MLEAC.
Assist in Creating the PowerDMS Assessment that meets the expectations of MLEAC.
Assist in Maintaining the Standard Folders in PowerDMS by locating, evaluating, and inserting proofs of compliance that meet MLEAC Standards.
Assist and Guide Departments During Reaccreditation in maintaining MLEAC requirements and compliance.
Complete Physical and Procedural Audits of the Property and Evidence Function.