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Seminar Title:  
Internal Affairs Conference and Certification

DATES:  6/12/2023 through 6/16/2023

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Glenn Ferrell, George Perez

LOCATION:  Saint Leo University - 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL  33574

HOTEL:  Hampton Inn Dade City - Dade City, FL  
Contact Hotel for Govt. Per Diem Rate

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $650.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

George A.Perez, is an active law enforcement executive within the eighth largest police agency in the country. He has served the community of Miami-Dade,Florida for over 22 years as a police professional. George has risen through the ranks of his department and has worked and commanded the Internal Affairs unit which consists of administrative, criminal and public corruption sections.His experiences have also included overseeing compliance for the department,which include the training institute, legal bureau, employee wellness, cyberinvestigations sections as well as jail/police accountability operations. George is also routinely responsible for instructing internal affairs investigations for the State of Florida.

He possesses a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management and enjoys a robust professional and practical background in law enforcement management and criminal investigations. His knowledge and experience is derived from assignments, which have included police services, general and and major crimes investigations such as Person and Property investigations, Internal Affairs, Robbery, Homicide, and executive leadership training programs.

George is a bilingual instructor and is sought after to instruct several investigative and command level subjects. He utilizes a dynamic approach to instruction that includes student participation and critical thinking problem solving methods relative to today’s law enforcement professional. As an active law enforcement officer, George understands the operational realities and demands of today’s police officers.  


Glenn Ferrell

28 year Law Enforcement member with 22 years Internal Affairs experience and 25 years Negotiations experience. Member of the Florida Internal Affairs Investigators Association for 17 years; 4 years on the Executive Board and 5 years as President planning organizing and presenting instruction. Experience instructing/coaching in various settings with regard to Internal Affairs and Negotiations. Continual ongoing training in Investigations and Negotiations.

Pre-Payment is not required to register or attend IN-PERSON seminars. Pre-payment is required for WEBINARS and ONLINE COURSES.


Course Objectives


Introduction and Description of I.A. Certification Program
The Role of Internal Investigations in Maintaining Professional Standards
The I.A. Process – Complaint Acceptance, Investigation, Interviews, Reporting & Disposition
Administrative Statements – Compelled vs. Voluntary
Administrative Searches in the Workplace


Use of Force Investigations – Reporting Requirements, Role of Supervisor, Documentation, 5th Amendment Implications
Administrative Investigations of Use Force vs. Criminal Investigations
Officer-Involved Shootings or In-Custody Death Investigations


Workplace Discrimination
Title VII - Types of Discrimination
Sexual Harassment – Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Environment
Policy, Investigation and Best Practices
Sexual Misconduct by Law Enforcement & Corrections


Body-Worn Camera Programs – The Impact on Complaints & Use of Force Incidents and Best Practices
Social Media Misconduct and the First Amendment Implications
Other Legal Issues Related to Internal Investigations


Defending the Internal Investigation & Disciplinary Action
Early Intervention Systems
Open Forum – Q & A
Wrap-Up & Completion of Final Written Examination

NOTE: The course description may be modified to accommodate scheduling of instructors.

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