COVID-19 impact on CPSE operations (Updated 12/17/20)

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

284 Accredited Agencies

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

2,603 Credentialed Officers

1,551 Chief Fire Officers
152 Chief EMS Officers
152 Chief Training Officers
198 Fire Marshals
550 Fire Officers