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Staff Photo: Erin Evans. Covington Police Department Chief Stacey Cotton, far right, and Accreditation Manager Sgt. Chuck Groover, left, and Lt. Wendell Wagstaff of the CPD Office of Professional Standards unpack the plaque that honors the department for being one of four in the nation that has continuously maintained international accreditation for 25 years. A public reception honoring the achievement will be held today at 5 p.m. at the Turner Lake Recreation Complex.

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Covington PD accredited for 25th year in a row

COVINGTON -- It's one thing to attain excellence, but quite another to maintain that exceptional level for a quarter century. But the Covington Police Department has bragging rights for having accomplished just that. For 25 years, that agency has consistently maintained international accreditation.


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