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Special Issues in Internal Affairs Investigations  

Interactive group exercises are an integral part of this intensive course which will teach you how to overcome some of the more difficult challenges facing internal affairs investigators. We will explore the current trends and problematic areas that have emerged over the past five years and you will leave better equipped to handle these issues when confronted with them.

The course begins with the review of legislative and case law changes in the Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights. You will learn how to handle issues involving compliance review hearings, integrity testing, body worn cameras, and freedom of speech. You will also learn how to address disciplinary trends involving social media, on-duty personal cell phone usage and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA).

Topics Include

  • Legislative and case law changes in the Florida Police Officer Bill of Rights
  • Compliance review hearings
  • Driver’s Privacy Protection Act
  • On-duty personal cell phone usage
  • Freedom of speech and the impact of social media
  • Police integrity testing
  • Body worn cameras


Experienced Florida internal affairs investigators, although out of state IA investigators will find 80% of the material useful

Course Length

16 hours

About the Instructor

W.D. “Dan” Libby is a retired Chief Deputy and Chief of Police. A Massachusetts attorney and a legal instructor for IPTM’s Police Internal Affairs and Police Applicant Background Investigation courses, Chief Libby has 18 years of Florida IA experience and another 9 years as an out of state IA investigator.


Special Issues in Internal Affairs Investigations
    10/29/2018 - 10/30/2018 Jacksonville  Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee: $495.00
Hotel and Location Information:  IPTM - University of North Florida
Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL  32224
Instructor(s): Daniel Libby