This section documents that the SBI is following national standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, or CALEA.

The SBI must meet more than 400 standards in the following areas to maintain accreditation:
  1. Increase agencies' capabilities to prevent and control crimes
  2. Increase agencies' effectiveness and efficiency of law enforcement delivery
  3. Increase cooperation with other law enforcement
  4. Increase citizen and employee confidence
The SBI is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.  The first accreditation was in 1995.  Since then, the SBI has received accreditation every three years from 2000 to 2015.