Certification Division

CJ McGuffey, Division Director
Tel: 203-427-2605
Email: Carriejo.Mcguffey@ct.gov

Michael Francis, Field Program Consultant

Tel: 203-427-2621

  • Police Certification
  • Comparative Certification
  • Lateral Certification
  • Satellite Academies

Karen Boisvert, Academy Administrator
Tel: 203-427-2601
Email: Karen.Boisvert@ct.gov

  • Revocations of certifications
  • Cancellations of certifications
  • Suspensions of certifications

William Tanner, Field Program Consultant
Tel: 203-427-2625
Email: William.Tanner@ct.gov
Fax: 203-238-6119

  • Initial instructor certifications
  • Add on to instructor certifications
  • Renewal of instructor certifications
  • Instructor criteria requirements

The Certification Division is responsible for the evaluation and recommendation of police officer certification, police academy accreditation, and law enforcement instructor certification. This unit audits officer compliance with statute and regulations regarding basic, review and recertification training. The Certification Division also assesses law enforcement unit compliance with all standards adopted by the council.