Applicant Agencies are steadily working towards accreditation.

If your agency is ready to become an applicant agency, go here for more information and the forms you need to prepare and submit. Applicant Agency status is valid for 18 months (24 months for volunteer agencies).

Below is the current list of Applicant and Candidate agencies. In addition to the agency name, you will find the agency type (career, combination, volunteer, Department of Defense (DoD), or private), population served, and the city and state/province in which they are headquartered.  Learn More or Contact CPSE

As of March 2020, there are 26 Applicant Agencies and 10 Candidate Agencies.

The following agencies have these ISO ratings

ISO Applicant Agencies Candidate Agencies
1 3 1
2 10 2
3 2 1
4 0 1
5 0 0

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Applicant Agencies

OrganizationDepartment TypePopulation ServedISOCityStateCountry
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NSA MechanicsburgDoD4,300MechanicsburgPAUnited States
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NWS EarleDoD1,750Colts NeckNJUnited States
NAS Kingsville Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD2,351KingsvilleTXUnited States
First Coast Navy Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD40,000JacksonvilleFLUnited States
Robins Air Force Base Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD21,000Robins AfbGAUnited States
Naval Station Rota, Spain, Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD3,300FPOAESpain
Villages Public Safety DepartmentCareer126,6832The VillagesFLUnited States
Cherokee County Fire & Emergency ServicesCombination247,5732CantonGAUnited States
Delaware Fire DepartmentCombination43,0002DelawareOHUnited States
Village of Hanover Park Fire DepartmentCareer37,9732Hanover ParkILUnited States
New Bern Fire RescueCombination30,2103New BernNCUnited States
Kingston Fire & RescueCombination123,795KingstonONCanada
Murfreesboro Fire Rescue DepartmentCareer138,0002MurfreesboroTNUnited States
Dubuque Fire DepartmentCareer58,4102DubuqueIAUnited States
Hutchinson Fire DepartmentCareer48,2921HutchinsonKSUnited States
Menlo Park Fire Protection DistrictCareer100,0002Menlo ParkCAUnited States
MCAS Iwakuni Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD15,000FPOAPJapan
Garner Volunteer Fire-Rescue, IncCombination64,7462GarnerNCUnited States
Wright-Patterson AFB Fire Emergency ServicesDoD31,000DaytonOHUnited States
Peoria Fire DepartmentCareer115,0002PeoriaILUnited States
Beverly Hills Fire DepartmentCareer34,4841Beverly HillsCAUnited States
Commander, Fleet Activities YokosukaDoD40,000FPOAPJapan
Valley Regional Fire AuthorityCareer91,0003AuburnWAUnited States
St. Tammany Parish Fire District #4Career60,0001MandevilleLAUnited States
Addison Fire Protection DistrictCareer39,2942AddisonILUnited States


Candidate Agencies

OrganizationDepartment TypePopulation ServedISOCityStateCountry
Bluffton Township Fire DistrictCareer60,0003BlufftonSCUnited States
Grand Chute Fire DepartmentCombination22,1544Grand ChuteWIUnited States
Lynchburg Fire DepartmentCareer80,0002LynchburgVAUnited States
USAG Detroit ArsenalDoD7,500WarrenMIUnited States
Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD60,000Fort BelvoirVAUnited States
Federal Fire Department-San Diego MetroDoD150,000San DiegoCAUnited States
Thornton Fire DepartmentCareer142,9632ThorntonCOUnited States
Johnson City Fire DepartmentCareer66,0271Johnson CityTNUnited States
Qatar Petroleum-Ras Laffan Industrial CityCareer38,000Ras LaffanQatarQatar
Fort Benning Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD208,000Fort BenningGAUnited States
NAS Fallon Federal Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD3,000FallonNVUnited States