COVID-19 impact on CPSE operations (Updated 9/4/20)

Accreditation Defined

An all-hazard, quality improvement model based on risk analysis and self-assessment that promotes the establishment of community-adopted performance targets for fire and emergency service agencies.

Credentialing Defined

A career enhancement and development model that recognizes professional accomplishments and technical competence of fire and emergency service officers.

By the Numbers

280 Accredited Agencies

11% of US population protected by accredited agencies
17% of Canadian population protected by accredited agencies

2,474 Credentialed Officers

1,444 Chief Fire Officers
153 Chief EMS Officers
148 Chief Training Officers
190 Fire Marshals
539 Fire Officers