The process for managing and investigating complaints against law enforcement personnel can be complex, sensitive and highly-charged. This four day, nationally-prominent program will provide participants with the knowledge and insights required to conduct and administer timely, objective and thorough internal affairs inquiries.
Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.
- $690 ILEA Member
- $790 Non-member
- Breaking the Cycle of Mediocrity
- Code of Silence
- Compelled Statements and Exculpatory Evidence
- Liability in Law Enforcement Operations
- Litigation Terms and Concepts
- Use of Force and Preliminary Force Investigations
- Workplace Searches
- First Amendment Issues
- The Professional Standards Concept
- Root Causes of Discipline Issues
- Initiating the Complaint Process
- Beginning the Investigation
- The Investigation Process
- Interviewing the Accused
- Due Process Rights
- Concepts of Police Discipline
- Truthfulness and Other Issues
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- MIKE ALEXANDER has spent 30 plus years in law enforcement retiring after 25 years with the Austin Police Department. After his retirement, Mike was a Major with the Office of Inspector General Internal Affairs Section, where he was in charge of a statewide Internal Affairs investigation division. Mike attended St. Edwards University in Austin where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie.
- BRIAN G. REDBURN is the Assistant Chief with the Irving Police Department, Texas. Brian has served in various supervisory and command capacities throughout the organization. Thus far, Brian is the only employee at the Irving Police Department to have served two terms in the Internal Affairs section – first as a sergeant investigator, then as the section commander a few years later giving him dual perspectives of internal investigations. Brian is an attorney licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Political Science from Florida State University in Tallahassee. In 2013, he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M School of Law).
Where to Stay and Eat
Who Should Attend
- Internal affairs investigators and managers
- Police department legal staff
- Human resources personnel
- Law enforcement supervisors and executives
8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily
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.