Law Enforcement Administration

Internal Affairs, Professional Standards and Ethics

Safeguarding the Commitment to Excellence


Plano, Texas, USA

Past Event

32 Hours TCOLE Credit

ILEA Headquarters
at The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

Online registration is closed. Walk-in registrations will be accepted for this course.

Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
ILEA: +1.972.244.3430 
Fax: +1.972.244.3431


The process for managing and investigating complaints against law enforcement personnel can be complex, sensitive and highly-charged. This four and one-half 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.

  • $650 ILEA Member
  • $750 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
  • Ethics and the Internal Affairs Function


  • Timothy J. Longo, Sr., J.D., Chief (Ret.), Charlottesville Police Department, VA
    Chief Longo is a 25-year veteran of law enforcement and is nationally recognized in the area of police ethics and professional standards. He holds a law degree from the University of Baltimore and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1993. From 1981-2000, Longo served on the Baltimore police force, where he commanded several divisions retiring as Colonel in charge of Technical Services. He joined the Charlottesville Police Department as Chief in 2001 and retired in 2016. Chief Longo lectures across the United States in the fields of Ethics, Professional Standards, Internal Affairs, and a variety of legal topics.
  • Brian G. Redburn, J.D., Assistant Chief, Irving Police Department, TX
    Assistant Chief Redburn began his police career with the City of Irving in 1996. Brian has served in various supervisory and command capacities throughout the organization, including Patrol, Personnel, Internal Affairs, Special Operations, and Investigations. Chief Redburn is the only employee to serve two terms in the Internal Affairs section which gives him dual perspectives of internal investigations from both the investigator’s and the commander’s point of view. Brian holds a law degree from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas.
  • Darren M. Stevens, MBA, Assistant Chief, Frisco Police Department, TX
    Assistant Chief Stevens began his law enforcement career with the Plano Police Department in 1990 promoting to Lieutenant. He then joined the Frisco Police Department in 2002 as a Captain promoting to Assistant Chief in 2012. He has experience in overseeing every functional aspect of the agency. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a Master’s degree in business administration.

Who Should Attend

  • Internal affairs investigators and managers
  • Police department legal staff
  • Human resources personnel
  • Law enforcement supervisors and executives


Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon

Overnight Accommodations

Hyatt Place Plano welcomes our guests attending ILEA – Internal Affairs, Professional Standards and Ethics, at The Center for American and International Law. We have set aside a block of rooms with a group rate of $100 plus applicable fees/taxes for 11/5/2017 - 11/10/2017.

Please make your reservations by 10/21/2017. 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.

Booking Instructions

Book online

Type in Arrival/Departure Dates
Enter Group/Corporate #: G-LA24
Call 888-HYATT-HP (888.492.8847) or 972.378.3997

Dates available: 11/5/2017 - 11/10/2017
Mention the group name: CAILAW / ILEA – Internal Affairs

  • 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.

TCOLE Credit

Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for thirty-two (32) 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.

Eligibility Policy

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.

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