Mission and Leadership

AccredNet Mission Statement

AccredNet is a federation of state law enforcement accreditation entities, which provides guidance, advocacy and support to advance law enforcement accreditation at the state level and promote excellence in policing through standards that reflect state and national professional best practices.  

AccredNet Bylaws

On March 8, 2022 the AccredNet membership voted unanimously to formally approve the bylaws.

Please click here to download the bylaws.

AccredNet Leadership

Harry J. Delgado (Ed.S) – Chair

Harry J Delgado, Ed.S. is the Accreditation Program Director of for the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. In this capacity Mr. Delgado directs, plans, organizes, and coordinates all accreditation programs, of the New Jersey State Association Chiefs of Police Accreditation Law Enforcement Accreditation Programs, and the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

As the elected Presiding Chair of AccredNet Provides leadership as a member of the AccredNet leadership team to ensure cooperation and communication amongst states with accreditation programs.   

Captain Harry J Delgado’s served his law enforcement career with the South Brunswick Police Department, NJ. He served as an undercover officer assigned to the Middlesex County Narcotics Task Force and was deputized as an undercover with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Newark Division.  During his career with the SBPD he supervised the Narcotics Bureau, the Detective Investigations Division, Support Services Division, the Administrative Division, and as Commander of the SBPD Emergency Response Team.   

Served as Adjunct Faculty member at Mercer County Community College, Brookdale Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University. Member of the New Jersey Association of Criminal Justice Educators.

Mr. Delgado has a Master of Arts degree (MA) in Human Resource Management and an Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S) in Education Leadership Management policy, Administration and Supervision.

Max Westbrook – Vice Chair

Max Westbrook is a native of Austin, Texas and started his career in law enforcement in 1983.  Max joined the Austin Police Department in 1985 and retired after 25-years of service to take a chief’s position at a state agency.  Max is a graduate of the FBINA (224), APD’s West Point Leadership Academy, The Leadership Command College (LEMIT), The Drug Unit Commander’s Academy (DEA), and holds a master’s degree in criminal justice (Summa Cum Laude). 

For the past seven years, Max has had the honor of being the director of the Texas Police Chiefs Association Best Practices Recognition Program, and as a consultant, Max and his business partner conduct a wide variety of consultative support for various Texas governmental entities.      

Jennifer Jacques – Secretary

Jennifer Jacques joined the Florida Accreditation Office in January 2020. Jennifer brings over 10 years of accreditation manager and assessor experience. She began her career with the Florida Department of Transportation, Office of Motor Carrier Compliance in 2006 and officially became the Accreditation Manager in 2008. In 2011, FDOT merged with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles where she became the Accreditation Manager in the Office of the Inspector General.

Then in 2012, she became the Accreditation Manager for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Bureau of Law Enforcement, Office of the Chief where she was instrumental in the revision of the Bureau’s policy manual, as well as ensuring the Bureau maintained compliance with the standards set forth by the Commission to achieve reaccredited status in 2013, 2015, and 2018. She was an active Executive Board member with the Florida Police Accreditation Coalition for ten years serving in the role of Secretary. She has been an active participant with the State Law Enforcement Chiefs Association (SLECA). She became a Certified Accreditation Professional (CAP) in 2020. She graduated the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Advanced Leadership Program in January of 2022.

She has three children, enjoys volunteering at her children’s schools, active in her son’s Cub Scout Den, enjoys reading, enjoys family time, and she has a general Associates of Arts from Tallahassee Community College and is actively pursuing her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Public Administration.