The purpose of this seminar is provide internal investigators from Massachusetts with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct realistic internal investigations within their departments by supplying them with information necessary and the latest legal updates. Standardized training and policies will be provided. Certificates for Completion of Course will be provided. This course is specifically designed for Massachusetts Law Enforcement Officers.
Internal Affairs Policy and Procedures, Internal Investigations (Administrative vs. Criminal) Internal Investigations (Questioning public employees, Union rights, Employer rights, tape recording interviews, mandating employees answer questions, ordering employees to cooperate, interviewing techniques, dealing with union officials, dealing with Union Attorneys, Requiring the truth, Polygraphs in Police Investigations, how to construct a case that withstand Arbitration and Civil Service review. Case law and all relevant cases provided. Situational training will be conducted with real cases and situations. Notice to appear, Administrative Leave requirements, Ground Rules for Interviews, No Contact orders, 5th Amendment and Article 12 rights explained.