Use of Force Investigations

Course Hours: 32.0 Hours

Course Description

The Use of of Force Investigations course is an advanced training program for Internal Affairs Investigators who are likely to perform internal use of force reviews and investigations. The program focuses on the legal, operational, and administrative aspects of conducting a successful use of force investigation.

Training Outcomes

Provide investigators with the knowledge and skills to effectively review and evaluate a use of force investigation.


There are no prerequisites. However, students must submit a letter of recommendation to the course coordinator from their Agency Head to gain acceptance into the class.

Who Should Attend

All local, state, and federal law enforcement Internal Affairs investigators who may be responsible for reviewing and evaluating a departmental use of force incident.

Special Notes

Letters of recommendation may be submitted via email to

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
01/19/2021 01/22/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA21029 Register
10/12/2021 10/15/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon