February 28, 2023

Pictured, left to right: Billy Woods (Vice Chair for the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation), Tom Saunders (Okaloosa County Auditor/Investigator, Brad Embry (Okaloosa County Inspector General), Steven Keehn (Okaloosa County Guardianship Compliance Officer), and Stacy Leman (Executive Director of the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation).

The Okaloosa County Clerk of Court and Comptroller, Office of Inspector General received their second reaccreditation at the Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation meeting in St. Augustine on February 23, 2023. Accreditation enhances the reputation with the public by achieving compliance with professionally recognized standards and best practices and standards. It also promotes teamwork and an internal culture of professionalism within the organization. Accreditation assessments occur every three years. The office received its initial accreditation in February of 2017, and its first reaccreditation in February of 2020.