LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A public meeting is set Monday for residents to comment on the Lafayette PoliceDepartment as part of the agency's efforts to achieve national accreditation.

The Advocate reports the meeting is required as part of a years long accreditation process under which the department must show compliance with a set of national law enforcement standards that address everything from training and record keeping to evidence processing and traffic patrols.

The accreditation is administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

An assessment team from the accreditation group is scheduled to be in Lafayettenext week to review the PoliceDepartment.