Managing Police Misconduct and the Art of Redemption
Plano, Texas, USA
at The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024
This course focuses on executive decision making regarding police misconduct, next line supervision, and motivation of officers under investigation. Additionally, this course will examine the responsibility of leaders in helping police officers investigated recover from disciplinary action, redeem their reputation, and move forward towards a productive career. During the program you will:
- understand the distinction between employee underperformance, including behavioral underperformance, and misconduct.
- Learn to separate the investigation of misconduct allegations from the management of performance issues.
- develop clear and distinct policies for performance management and workplace investigations.
- learn to train supervisors and managers to effectively performance manage and to conduct workplace investigations into allegations of misconduct, in line with department’s policies.
- learn to minimize the chance of issues arising by creating and fostering a work environment where performance and behavioral expectations are clear.
- understand the importance of maintaining all documentation related to the incident.
- learn to keep your goals in mind when disciplining remembering that the intent is to correct the misconduct and modify the behavior, not to punish the employee for wrongdoing.
- learn to deal with situations as soon as possible and to assure that you are disciplining consistently.
Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.
- $150 ILEA Member
- $199 Non-Member
Who Should Attend
This program is well suited for sworn and civilian personnel seeking to improve their leadership skills.
- Mike Alexander, B.A.
Chief, Corinth Police Department
Founder, LION Organizational Leadership Development & Training Institute
Mike Alexander has spent 31 years in law enforcement and is currently the Chief of the Corinth Police Department. Mike is also the founder of the LION (Loyalty Integrity Optimism Nobility) Organizational Development & Training Institute. LION is a leadership and development institute with a focus on Healthy Work Environments, Officer Wellness, Ethics and Leadership. Chief Alexander has traveled the nation speaking on leadership, community policing, ethics, along with other topics.
Mike Alexander attended St. Edwards University in Austin where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice.
Hours: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for 6 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.