Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc.
4501 Singer Court, Suite 180
Chantilly, VA 20151-1734
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Established in 1996, based on ICMA’s wish that fire departments operate efficiently and effectively to meet community needs, today, CPSE is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation that benefits from ICMA members’ involvement on its board and commissions. An international technical organization that works with the most progressive fire and emergency service agencies and most active fire professionals, CPSE’s mission is to lead the fire and emergency service to excellence through the continuous quality improvement process of accreditation, credentialing, and education. CPSE’s accreditation program is an all-hazard quality improvement model based on risk that promotes establishment of community-adopted performance targets. CPSE’s credentialing program recognizes professional accomplishment and technical competence of fire officers.