This course will give law enforcement personnel an opportunity to explore and discuss the state of ethics and moral reasoning in the American criminal justice system, with a special emphasis on the day-to-day realities of policing. Strategies will be offered to help improve ethical decision making on personal and professional levels. In addition, participants will have an opportunity to develop strategies for creating and maintaining a positive ethical climate within their own work environment.
Successful completion of this program will authorize graduates to present the eight hour Law Enforcement Ethics and the sixteen-hour Ethics for Field Training Officers courses within their own agencies or local/regional academies.
Your agency’s participation in this program will have a win-win result. The participants who attend will receive valued training of national caliber that will benefit your agency with personnel who can then "carry the message" to your fine men and women.
Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.
- $650 ILEA Member
- $750 Non-Member
- Models for Ethical Decision-making
- Identifying Dilemmas and “Stakeholders”
- The Six Pillars of Character and The Principles of Ethical Policing
- The Condition of Society: What Does it Mean to Policing?
- Higher Standards/Different Standards
- Strategies for Creating a Healthy Ethical Environment
- Foundational Ethics
Who Should Attend?
Trainers and law enforcement practitioners preparing to teach or lead ethics discussions in their agencies or academies.
Note: This program is best suited for individuals with prior training experience.
Since 1993, the Ethics Train-the-Trainer course has graduated over 10,000 law enforcement trainers, Course graduates have been drawn from over 750 agencies across the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Romania and Peru.
- Paul Boyles, III
Lexington Division of Police, Lexington, KY
Lieutenant Boyles joined the Lexington Police Department in 2006 and in addition to his duties as Patrol Lieutenant, he heads the Lexington Police Department Police Ethics program. He teaches ethics courses for in-service and recruit training, as well as ethics blocks of instruction for various specialized programs within the department. Paul earned his Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky and plans to complete his Ph.D. in 2018.
- Richard N. Holden, Ph.D.
Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, Plano, TX
In addition to joining ILEA as Scholar-in-Residence in 2015, Dr. Holden is a Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas at Dallas. Rick holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University, a Master of Science degree in Human Relations and Management, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Abilene Christian University.
- Gregory Smith, M.A.
Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, Plano, TX
Prior to his appointment as Director, Mr. Gregory Smith served ILEA for more than 17 years. Mr. Smith holds a Master of Arts degree in Sociology (specializing in Social Psychology) from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science, with Minors in Multi-Cultural Education and Military Science from Ball State University.
Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Hyatt Place Plano welcomes our guests attending ILEA – Ethics Train the Trainer, at The Center for American and International Law. We have set aside a block of rooms with a group rate of $97 plus applicable fees/taxes for 9/17/2017 - 9/21/2017.
Please make your reservations by 9/2/2017. As long as the reservation is made by this date, and the group block has availability, you will receive the group rate. Any reservations not received on or before this cut-off date are subject to hotel availability at the best available prevailing rate.
Type in Arrival/Departure Dates
Enter Group/Corporate #: G-LA21
Call 888-HYATT-HP (888.492.8847) or 972.378.3997
Dates available: 9/17/2017 - 9/21/2017
Mention the group name: CAILAW / ILEA – Ethics Train
- A valid credit card is required to make reservations
- Tax Exemption Certificates and Credit Card Authorization Forms may be faxed to the hotel directly at 972.608.4427 prior to your arrival.
Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for twenty-eight (28) hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.
Course Cancellation Policy
Occasionally, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) may be forced to cancel a scheduled program. Whenever possible, the decision to cancel is made at least fourteen days prior to the start of the program, and registered participants are notified once that decision has been made. If the distance to the training site requires that you make airline and/or hotel reservations, please contact ILEA (+1.972.244.3430) to inquire about the status of any program before making travel arrangements. While paid registrations in cancelled courses will be refunded in full, ILEA will not be responsible for monetary loss due to cancellations or changes in airline or hotel reservations.
The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration provides professional education and technical support to the law enforcement community.
A registrant in an ILEA program must be a sworn officer; a civilian employee of a law enforcement department; or an employee of a municipal, county or state agency.
Anyone interested in attending an ILEA program who does not meet the above standard requirements will need to request advance approval. Such requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.