Law Enforcement Administration

Internal Affairs Two: Professional Standards, Integrity and Ethics

Hosted by the Gardner Police Dept.


Gardner, Kansas, USA

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Gardner Police Dept.
16540 N. Moonlight Rd.
Gardner, KS 66030

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


Recognizing that members of the Law Enforcement Profession are granted a public trust which requires that they consistently demonstrate the highest degree of integrity, this 2.5 day course continues to build upon the Investigative Process course, by examining the process through the lens and perspective of command level leaders; with an intense focus on building a culture of integrity through the establishment, and maintenance of professional standards, image and ethics through policy, procedures and modeling. 


Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.

  • $450 ILEA Member
  • $500 Non-member


  • The Importance of Competent IA Investigations
  • Legitimacy and Consequence of Lost Legitimacy
  • The Professional Standards Concept
  • Ethics and Character in Policing
  • Procedural Justice
  • Due Process and Employee Rights
  • Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments
  • Force Investigations
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluation
  • Root Causes of Discipline Issues
  • An overview of the Investigation Process

Who Should Attend

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


Paul Boyles has been employed by the Lexington Police Department since February of 2006.  He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in February of 2014, and to the rank of Lieutenant in September of 2016.  He has held supervisory positions in Patrol as a Field Training Officer, Sergeant, and Lieutenant, and in Investigations as a supervisor of the Crimes Against Children Unit.  In May of 2018 he was appointed to a position in the Public Integrity Unit (Internal Affairs), where he serves as an Investigator, Inspector, and Court Liaison.

Prior to joining the Lexington Police Department, Lieutenant Boyles attended the University of Kentucky and was pursuing a Ph.D. in Philosophy, with a focus on ethical theory.  He earned his Master’s Degree and completed his coursework toward a Ph.D. before joining the department.  He has since resumed his studies at the University of Kentucky and will complete his dissertation on Moral Perception in Thomas Aquinas in August of 2020.  Lieutenant Boyles has taught a variety of courses in philosophy and police ethics at the University of Kentucky, Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University, and the Bluegrass Community and Technical College.  Since 2016 he has assisted ILEA as an instructor for the Ethics Train-the-Trainer course. 

Lieutenant Boyles also heads the Lexington Police Department Police Ethics program.  He teaches ethics courses for In-Service Training, Recruit Training, as well as ethics blocks of instruction for various specialized programs within the department.  Lieutenant Boyles is also an instructor for Kentucky Crisis Intervention Training (CIT), a program for helping officers assist those suffering crisis due to mental illnesses.

Lieutenant Boyles lives in Lexington with his wife, Martha, an equine veterinarian, and thirteen-year-old daughter, Elsah.  Elsah suffers from a rare genetic condition, CDKL5.  They host a yearly charity event, Toast to a Cure, to raise money for CDKL5 research.

Matt Clem joined ILEA as Deputy Director on December 31, 2021. Captain Clem retired from the North Richland Hills Police Department in October 2019 after serving 24 years. He began with the NRHPD in 1995 as a police officer where he later served as a Field Training Officer and Police Instructor.  

Matt began work as a Detective in 2000 until his promotion to Sergeant in 2002, serving in the Patrol Section and Community Services Section. Matt later promoted to the ranks of Lieutenant in 2009 and Captain in 2014. During his career, Matt also served as Defensive Tactics Instructor, Hostage Negotiator (Team Leader), and the Department's first and only instructor certified by the Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths (IPICD) to teach on the topic of Excited Delirium and Agitated Chaotic Events. Matt founded the Department’s Critical Incident Stress Management Team in 2004, serving as Team Leader for over 12 years, and helped create the Department's Volunteer Patrol program, Police Chaplaincy team, and Intimate Partner Violence response protocols.

Mr. Clem holds a Master Peace Officers License and is a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement licensed instructor. Mr. Clem is a graduate of the Advanced Management College at the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, the Senior Management Institute for Police (PERF), and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice, both from the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Hampton Inn Gardner Conference Center
151 S. Cedar Niles Rd
Gardner, KS 66030

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