Seminars in Law Enforcement

Professional Standards and Internal Affairs

The professional standards model is a must for law enforcement and government officials to be prepared before a critical incident occurs. This two-day course sets the stage for law enforcement executives, internal affairs investigators and supervisors to create an agency wide practice of professional standards all agency operations and how to thoroughly investigate complaints against employees. In the covered material, attendees will understand “best practices,” including how to avoid the problems before they occur and properly addressing issues that do arise. This is a comprehensive course covering the entire internal affairs process through final discipline.

Also covered in this course is the effective use of the media to ensure transparency and accountability, the legal aspects of the internal affairs process, rights of employees, and the impact that a process has on communities as a whole.

Topics include:

  • Current climate between public and police
  • The professional standards model
  • Five 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
  • Employee rights
  • Appropriate discipline procedures
  • Workplace searches
  • False complaints 
Seminar details

Each time this seminar is offered, details such as dates, time, location, registration fees, continuing education units (CEUs) offered and relevant instructor information will be available on the registration form found in the calendar.

115 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, Missouri 65211
Telephone 573-882-6021 or 800-825-6505
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