16 hr. Internal Affairs & Professional Standards

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Capacity: 20 - Available: 18
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Ends On: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Registration Deadline: Monday, March 14, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Dixon Police Department
220 S. Hennepin Avenue
Dixon, IL
Instructor: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions

Members' Fee: $0
Sworn Non-Members' Fee: $200
Non-Members' Fee: $200



COURSE CONTENT:   Who should attend: This nationally acclaimed course is for law enforcement executives, supervisors, internal affairs investigators, human resource personnel and anyone who desires to understand law enforcement professional standards and internal affairs investigations including frontline supervisors and union officials.


The professional standards model is a must for law enforcement and government officials to be prepared before a critical incident occurs. This course sets the stage for law enforcement professionals to create an agency wide practice of professional standards for all agency operations. In the covered material, attendees will understand “best practices” including how to avoid the problems before they occur and properly address issues that do arise.


This is a comprehensive course covering the entire internal affairs process through final discipline. Participants will learn the skills necessary to review, investigate and complete internal affairs investigations based on sound investigative techniques and within legal guidelines.


Topics Include:


· Current climate between public and police

· Breaking the cycle of mediocrity

· The professional standards model

· 5 root causes of discipline problems

· Stakeholders and their perceptions

· Types of internal investigations

· The complaint process

· The investigation process

· Officer involved shootings and major incidents

· Applicable case law

· Employee rights

· Appropriate discipline procedures

· Workplace searches

· False Complaints

· Official hearing requirements

· How discipline is determined

· The effect of untruthfulness

· How personnel decisions effect an organization

· Setting the tone for an ethical agency