This process leads to improved service delivery by helping fire departments to:
- Determine community risk and safety needs.
- Evaluate the performance of the department.
- Establish a method for achieving continuous organizational improvement.
On March 14, 2018 the CSFD Accreditation Team appeared before the CFAI to present the final accreditation report. The commission voted to approve CSFD for accreditation from 2018 through 2023.