Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

On-Target Internal Affairs and Professional Standards

Course Information

Course ID: 19-008
Course Start: 11/7/2019
Course End: 11/8/2019
Course Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Course Days: HF
Course Hours: 16.00

Location Information

705 East 4th Street
Hobart, IN 46342

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 250.00
Non Member Tuition: 250.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 0

Course Description



Who should attend:  This nationally acclaimed course is for law enforcement executives, supervisors, internal affairs investigators, human resources personnel and anyone who desires to understand 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 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 bases on sound investigating techniques and within legal guidelines. 

Topics Include:

  • The 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
  • 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. 

Instructor: Gregory Anderson has over 36 years of law enforcement experience and currently serves as a Chief of Police. Greg has served as an executive law enforcement officer in 3 different Illinois police agencies and instructs nationally on professional standards and internal affairs. 

Course Materials

Instructor provided
Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA)
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