COVID-19 impact on CPSE operations (Updated 04.06.21)

Accreditation Defined

An all-hazard, quality improvement model based on risk analysis and self-assessment that promotes the establishment of community-adopted performance targets for fire and emergency service agencies.

Credentialing Defined

A career enhancement and development model that recognizes professional accomplishments and technical competence of fire and emergency service officers.

By the Numbers

289 Accredited Agencies

12% of US population protected by accredited agencies
18% of Canadian population protected by accredited agencies

2,616 Credentialed Officers

1,546 Chief Fire Officers
155 Chief EMS Officers
157 Chief Training Officers
203 Fire Marshals
555 Fire Officers