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CFO Jimmy Patronis' Division of Investigative and Forensic Service brings to you the DIFSource. Here you will find the latest news, announcements and developments of the Division for the great State of Florida regarding acts of fraud, arson and the misuses of state funds. We are proud of the Divisions’ efforts in safeguarding Florida business and resident’s hard-earned assets. This newsletter serves to acknowledge the work that is done by our staff and to inform the public of our ongoing activities across the state.
Division of Investigative and Forensic Services Receives Accreditation Through Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, DIFS was formally accredited by the Commission of Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation.
The Division was formally assessed in August 14‐16, 2018, and received a flawless evaluation with no deficiencies noted. The assessors were very complimentary of the Division and made it clear in their report to the Commission that they were impressed with the quality of our staff and the work performed.
Accreditation signifies the Division has been inspected by an independent authority and has met the specific requirements and prescribed standards meant to maintain the highest standards of professionalism in the Law Enforcement community. Accreditation is a coveted award that symbolizes professionalism, excellence, and competence.
We could not have achieved this milestone without the tireless efforts, commitment and dedication put forth by every member of the DIFS team.