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Conducted by the
Roger Williams University Justice System Training & Research Institute
in partnership with the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc.
Hosted by the South Burlington (VT) Police Department

Monday, January 27 – Friday, January 31, 2014
Registration   8:00 am – 8:30 am January 27th
Presentation   8:30 am - 4:30 pm

South Burlington Police Department
19 Gregory Drive, Suite 1
South Burlington, Vermont 05403

The Internal Affairs Course  addresses the crucial role that the internal affairs function assumes in the maintenance of professional conduct within a law enforcement agency.  Discussion will revolve around the development and application of internal affairs policy and procedure standards, including essential elements of an internal affairs or professional standards system, and more specifically address complaint reception protocols, investigation protocols, case reporting requirements, employee rights, case review & final disposition, and personnel records management.  Additionally, legal decisions affecting internal affairs investigations, civil liability related to 42 USC 1441, issues related to U.S. Department of Justice “Pattern or Practice” investigations, and the utilization of Early Identification and Intervention Systems will also be considered.

Attendees will be introduced to common deficiencies found in agency internal investigation procedures, recommendations related to the types of investigations that should be handled by internal affairs investigators versus first-line supervisors, the consideration of the use of proactive versus reactive investigations, and legal guidelines concerning compelled employee statements. 

The cost for the five-day course is $630.00, which includes all materials.  Checks should be made payable to the Roger Williams University Justice System Training & Research Institute (JST&RI), 144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.  Lodging information for out-of-state attendees is available.  Telephone inquiries should be made to Liz Campo, Administrative Assistant to the School of Justice Studies at (401) 254-3731 or e-mail her at ecampo@rwu.edu or fax (401) 254-3351.

**WE REQUIRE 72 HOURS CANCELLATION PRIOR TO THE SEMINAR OR YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE REQUIRED FEE.**

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If paying by credit card please call Liz Campo at (401) 254-3731