The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office has been recognized for excellence by a national accreditation agency.

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement on Saturday presented the Sheriff’s Office with its fourth Reaccreditation Award, as well as Accreditation with Excellence, according to a news release.

Sheriff Al Cannon and his accreditation staff attended the conference in Winston-Salem, N.C.

The award recognizes “a commitment to professional excellence in policy and practice.”