Internal Affairs, Professional Standards and Ethics
Safeguarding the Commitment to Excellence
Galveston, Texas, USA
The process for managing and investigating complaints against law enforcement personnel can be complex, sensitive and highly-charged. This three 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.
- $450 ILEA Member
- $500 Non-member
- Beginning the Investigation
- The Investigation Process
- Interviewing the Accused
- Due Process Rights
- Concepts of Police Discipline
- Compelled Statements and Exculpatory Evidence
- Liability in Law Enforcement Operations
- Truthfulness and Other Issues
- Ethics and the Internal Affairs Function
- Ethical Decision Making
- Use of Force and Preliminary Force Investigations
- First Amendment Issues
- The Professional Standards Concept
- Root Causes of Discipline Issues
- Initiating the Complaint Process
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
Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for twenty-one (21) hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.
Registration for or attendance at this event acknowledges consent to be recorded or photographed. We reserve the right to use any photograph/video taken at our events, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. We may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, annual reports, newsletters, etc. To ensure the privacy of individuals, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject.
The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.
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.