An accreditation team will be in town soon to make a site check on the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. fficials say it’s the best time for you to make your feelings known about whether CCSO should be accredited. Accreditation means the department meets a number of professional standards set by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services. A public hearing the evening of January 24th will give you the opporunity to comment on whether the department is meeting those standards.