MENU mobile menu

Background Investigations of Police Applicants

Professionalism in law enforcement is the standard; however, abuses by officers can cast a negative light on an organizations reputation with the public.  Examinations of past behavior of some officers reveal a pattern of undesirable behavior existed prior to their appointment as a police official. This behavior was unknown to the hiring agency due to inadequate or nonexistent applicant screening. The integrity and ethical reputation of a police department mandates a thorough background investigation of police applicants. This course offers a systematic approach to background investigations which will assist in making informed hiring decisions. This course is designed for background investigators, supervisors, and human resource policy makers. This course is designed for all certified law enforcement officers.

• This course is 12 hours.
• The course begins at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. on the first day. On the second day, the course concludes at noon.
• This class earns credits in our Degree Program.


November 2-3, 2017
Hot Springs
Police Department        
Hot Springs, AR