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Seminar Title:  
Internal Affairs Conference and Certification

DATES:  11/27/2017 through 12/1/2017

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Multiple Instructors

LOCATION:  Palace Station - 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV  89102

HOTEL:  Palace Station - Las Vegas, NV  1-800-634-3101
Tower Rooms:
$70.00 S/D Sunday-Thursday/$90.00 S/D Friday & Saturday
Book Room Online Here *Additional $6.95 Service Fee Per Night (Includes Scheduled Transportation To and From Airport, Shuttle to strip, Work-out Center, and In Room Internet Access)
NOTE: Identify with Group Code PCIPA17 or PATC Western States Conference to receive discounted rate

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $595.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

Chief Timothy J. Longo, Sr., began his law enforcement career with the Baltimore Police Department in 1981. In September of 1990, he was reassigned to the Education and Training Division as the agency’s primary law instructor. April of 1993, he assumed command of the department’s Special Investigation Section within the Internal Investigation Division. His duties focused on the investigation of criminal wrongdoing within the department’s ranks. Chief Longo retired and served briefly as a Senior Associate with a public sector consulting firm in Rockville, Maryland. In February of 2001, he was selected to serve as the Chief of Police for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia. Chief Longo is a graduate of Towson University in Baltimore where he served as an Adjunct Professor. He is a graduate of the University of Baltimore, School of Law. Chief Longo lectures across America in the field of Ethics, Professional Standards and Internal Affairs.

Lou Reiter has been a national trainer for PATC for over 15 years and is a Co-Director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute of PATC. He has presented training on Internal Affairs issues for the past 25 years and reaches about 1000 practitioners each year. Lou regularly conducts police agency audits and has been the consultant on investigations involving 8 cities and the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice. He has been a police practices expert in over 1000 civil cases appearing for both plaintiffs and defendants. He authored the Third Edition of Law Enforcement Administrative Investigations in 2006. Lou retired from the L.A.P.D. as a Deputy Chief of Police after 20 years of service.

Jack Ryan is an attorney in Rhode Island, receiving his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Suffolk University Law School. Jack has 20 years police experience as a police officer with the Providence Police Department, Providence, RI, retiring as a Captain. Jack is a former adjunct faculty member at Salve Regina University and lectures frequently throughout the United States. He is the Co-Director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute and has conducted agency audits for that entity, several involving issues of administrative investigations. Jack regularly conducts training seminars for LLRMI/PATC in a variety of subjects including use of force, internal affairs and legal issues. Jack has written two books for use by Rhode Island law enforcement officers, Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers Guide to Criminal Procedure and Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, a Practical Guide to the Law of Investigations and Hearings. Jack has written extensively on the legal issues surrounding the Internal Affairs process. Jack Ryan also writes a field guide for law enforcement officers nationally titled: Case Law for Critical Tasks in Law Enforcement, A Legal Guide for Officers and Supervisors, which is updated annually at the end of each United States Supreme Court term. Jack also authors and edits the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute’s bi-monthly publications providing legal and liability updates to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.

Jim is a retired Commander from the Los Angeles Police Department. He was instrumental in the creation of the LAPD Force Investigation Division in response to the DOJ Consent Decree. Since retirement he has assisted the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office in its administrative investigations and continues to teach force investigation concepts.

“Mike Haddad’s law firm, Haddad & Sherwin LLP, is located in Oakland, CA.  Mike is an outstanding, professional civil rights attorney, and has been involved in some of the more significant police cases in the Bay Area, including several cases brought on behalf of off-duty officers, and a recent $8.3 million settlement in trial for the death of a jail inmate – the largest settlement of a civil rights wrongful death case ever in California.  Mike and his firm have also obtained reforms from several law enforcement agencies.”

Will Aitchison is a Portland, Oregon attorney who has, over the course of his career, represented over 100 law enforcement and firefighter labor organizations in five western states. He is a veteran of hundreds of public sector labor negotiations. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. and is the author of several books on public sector labor matters, including The Rights of Law Enforcement Officers (6th Edition), and The FLSA, A User's Manual.

Will is also the founder and director of Labor Relations Information System. Since its beginning in 1981, LRIS has been a valuable resource for anyone concerned with public safety labor and employment law. LRIS conducts labor seminars, publishes a monthly newsletter and currently has six books in print.

Jeff Carter is currently the Major over Operations at the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, Ky.  Over his 18 year career he has worked all levels of custody inside a 1300 bed correctional facility located in the horse racing capital of the world.   Jeff was an instructor for 5 years inside the Division Academy where he trained over 700 recruits, molding them into successful leaders in the Corrections field.  He’s trained and commanded the CERT team as well as taught Drill and Ceremony to the Division Honor guard.  While promoting through the ranks he commanded the Professional Standards Unit where he specialized in Internal Affairs investigations and Gang Intel for 7 years.  Jeff completed over 200 administrative investigations, as well as, conducted over 100 PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) investigations.  He is well versed in PREA as he is a PREA Investigator Instructor.  Jeff has also completed the top Leadership academies at the National Institute of Corrections in Aurora, Co.

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Course Objectives


Timothy Longo
-First amendment implications on administrative investigations and employee discipline
-Administrative searches
-Garrity: unraveling the mystery
-Code of Silence and its adverse potential for IA/OPS investigations
-Contempt of Cop: How this can create civil liability


Will Aitchison
- Recent Developments in Law Enforcement Disciplinary and Labor Relations Issues
- The rapidly developing Brady rule.
- What we’re learning about body cameras.
- The Garrity, Weingarten, and Miranda rules.
- The evolving rules with respect to fitness for duty.

Jeff Carter
- Administrative investigations in Jail setting
- -Officer Deviance – What we investigate inside the walls
- Investigating Sexual Assaults inside corrections facilities in relation to PREA


Jim Voge
-Force Investigations
-Administrative vs. Criminal Aspects
-Protecting the involved employee while still conducting the investigation

Mike Haddad
-How IA/OPS investigations can help, hurt or hinder an agency’s response to civil litigation.


Lou Reiter
- Essential audits – IA/OPS and Special Operations units
- Investigating officer involved sexual misconduct


Jack Ryan
-Use of force issues legal update
-Jail liability issues legal update
-Filming the Police: What are the reasonable and legal consequences?
-Legal issues in Searches: Cars, suspects, jail intake and inmates

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