THE PROFESSIONAL INTERNAL AFFAIRS CERTIFICATION
FOR PUBLIC SAFETY OPERATIONS
Certified Internal Affairs Investigator / Supervisor
A professional training, education and certification program offered by the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute/Public Agency Training Council, Indianapolis, IN., and endorsed by the National Internal Affairs Investigator Association.
To provide public safety practitioners who either specialize in or have a specific interest in administrative investigations and the operations of IA/OPS functions with the opportunity to gain recognition for their educational and professional dedication in this aspect of public safety operations. Internal Affairs measures the health and well-being of an agency. When it functions properly it protects the interests of the community, agency, head of the agency and the employees of the agency. Public employees who have a role in these operations must be professional, impartial and well educated in the newest emerging trends and case law affecting administrative investigations. The manner in which persons who investigate and/or administer these functions create a lasting impression on all members of the agency.
Successful candidates will receive a distinguished certificate and formal notice in LLRMI/PATC materials. A special insert will be included in all materials given to all attendees at the Special Issues and Emerging Trends in Public Safety Internal Affairs seminar each year listing all Certified Internal Affairs Investigator/Supervisor recipients.