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Internal Affairs
Professional Standards, Discipline, and Problem Employees

Hours: 16

Tuition: $300.00

Nothing can be highly charged, both in a law enforcement agency and the public, as internal affairs. A fair internal affairs process can improve ethics, morale, and support from the community. Proper management and investigation of complaints against law enforcement personnel is crucial to the well-being of a department. This 2-day, program will provide the participants the knowledge and insights to administer and conduct timely, objective and thorough internal affairs inquiries.

The following subjects will be covered:

  • The role and function of internal affairs
  • Types of misconduct/corruption and environmental factors
  • How supervision affects departmental climate
  • Criminal versus administrative investigations
  • Who should handle internal affairs investigations
  • Complaint acceptance processes
  • Legal decisions affecting internal affairs
  • Investigative techniques for internal affairs
  • Impact of civilian oversight on law enforcement
  • Police shooting investigations

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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