Basic Internal Affairs

Topics Covered / Course Objectives

  • Why do agencies conduct internal investigations and what is it about the policing environment that facilitates misconduct?
  • What is the legal context of internal investigations?
  • Eleven general internal investigative principles.
  • Investigative tactics; gathering evidence and conducting interviews.
  • Formatting an internal investigation.
  • Case studies and scenarios.

Who Should Attend / Admission Requirements

  • Chief/Agency Administrators
  • Investigators currently assigned to Internal Affairs
  • Supervisors overseeing Internal Affairs investigations
  • Patrol Supervisors

Course Hours

Participants receive 16 hours of TCOLE (3206) credit.

Course Cost / Fee Policy

Basic Internal Affairs is$395 per person for Texas Law Enforcement Officers or $450 per person for other personnel.

Cancellation / No-Show Policy

If the participant has already paid, he/she will be refunded half the cost of the registration fee if written notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days prior to the program. No refunds are available after this date, but substitutions of attendees are permitted.

If no written cancellation is received and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay 100% of the registration fee if the registration fee was not previously paid.

Course Contact

Camara Walden, Coordinator - Professional Development Programs
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: (936) 294-4995
Phone: 800-477-9248