The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group has recognized the Sturgeon Bay Police Department with certification for their "use of force" policy. According to the letter sent to Police Chief Clint Henry by the group, Sturgeon Bay Police qualified to receive federal grants for reaching eligibility requirements set down by the U. S. Department of Justice for the next three years. Glendale Police Chief Mark Ferguson, the Wisconsin Enforcement Accreditation Group president, shares the two criteria that must be met for certification.
The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group scrutinizes and reviews local police departments' policies of "use of force". Ferguson says 180 agencies in the state have applied and received the certification, with the deadline being January 31.