Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) The Twin Falls Police Department is receiving accreditation from the Idaho Chiefs of Police Association.

The award was presented to the city council Tuesday evening by retired Chief Doug Moore of the Blackfoot Police Department. The announcement comes after the department was put through tests and evaluations to determine if it met the standards.

With accreditation the department will be more appealing for retention and recruiting. The Twin Falls Police Department is now one of only a handful of accredited departments in the state.