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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Tehachapi Police Recognized for Excellence in Policy & Training

lexipol award for the tehachapi police department

Press Release 

Chief Kent Kroeger (661) 822-2222  

Last year, Tehachapi Police Department Personnel responded to more than 10,000 total incidents.  These incidents included calls for service, criminal investigations, requests for assistance, mental health crisis interventions, school safety and security incidents, code enforcement issues, and officer-initiated activities such as traffic stops and patrol checks.  To maintain a consistent and professional response, the Department relies on comprehensive, up-to-date policies.   

Recently, the Tehachapi Police Department was recognized by Lexipol Connect program for achieving “Gold Level” for consistently and effectively disseminating policies to officers, issuing timely policy updates as laws change, and ensuring officers are trained on policies.  Lexipol is the nation’s leading content, policy, and training platform for public safety agencies; the Connect program tracks the Tehachapi Police Department on five metrics proven to measure success in policy management.   

Policy, and regular training on policy, is crucial to the success of the Department.  We are proud to be recognized by Lexipol Connect for continuously improving professionalism and safety.   

The Tehachapi Police Department’s excellence in policy and policy training enhances community safety by ensuring consistent, effective response based on national best practices.  

Police Departments using Lexipol policies are progressive agencies delivering the highest levels of service.  The Tehachapi Police Department is delivering a standard of excellence through their policy efforts that reduces risk for our personnel and those we serve.   

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