Internal Affairs, Professional Standards and Ethics
Safeguarding the Commitment to Excellence
Plano, 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
- Ethics and Character in Policing
- 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
8:30am – 4:30pm | Days 1 & 2
8:30am – 12:00noon | Day 3
Gregory Anderson instructs nationally on a variety of topics and consults nationally on internal affairs, professional standards issues, policy development, leadership and supervision topics. He has also served on the IACP committee on Professional Standards, Image and Ethics. In addition, he is under contract with the U.S. Department of Justice as a litigative consultant and expert in the areas of leadership and supervision.
He began his career with the Aurora (IL) Police Department and held a variety of positions up to Deputy Chief. Greg also served as Chief for the Village of Campton Hills, Illinois and finished his law enforcement career as the Chief of Police in Oak Forest, Illinois.
Chief Anderson has a Master’s degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University and a Bachelor’s degree from The Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Assistant Chief Darren M. Stevens began his law enforcement career with the Plano Police Department in 1990. While in Plano, he was promoted through the ranks to Lieutenant and worked in that capacity as a Patrol Lieutenant, Administrative Lieutenant and Criminal Investigations Lieutenant.
Assistant Chief Stevens was hired in 2002 by the Frisco Police Department as a Captain. Prior to his promotion to Assistant Chief in 2012, he served as a Captain and Deputy Chief in both the Operations and Services Bureaus and has experience in overseeing every functional aspect of the agency.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and Master’s degree in business administration and is a graduate of the ILEA 64th School of Supervision, 37th Management College and the FBI National Academy, Session 218.
Hyatt Place Dallas Plano
3100 North Dallas Pkwy, Plano TX 75093
Corporate Discount Code: 757
Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for eighteen (18) hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.
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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.