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The Northwest Illinois Criminal Justice Commission (NICJC) has begun a new partnership with the Dolan Consulting Group for the delivery of high quality training via the NICJC's distant learning network.
The project will deliver supervisory & administrative training in two-hour segments to the NICJC region. The Illinois specific training will provide chiefs/sheriffs with training qualified to meet their annual 20-hour training mandate.
Miranda Warning for Juveniles-What do I have to say?
(705 ILCS 405/5-401.5) (a-5) An oral, written, or sign language statement of a minor, who at the time of the commission of the offense was under 18 years of age, is presumed to be inadmissible when the statement is obtained from the minor while the minor is subject to custodial interrogation by a law enforcement officer, State's Attorney, juvenile officer, or other public official or employee prior to the officer, State's Attorney, public official, or employee:
MTU1's current list of training classes for February & March 2018.
The list of upcoming training beyond those months is located on the Future Training Courses webpage.
The 2018 Winter issue of the Criminal Justice Publication Digest has been added to the website.
The digest is a complete listing of all 0ct-Dec 2017 cases analyzed in
the Illinois Prosecutor Services 2017 quarterlies.
How is your BODY WORN CAMERA report coming along?
Pursuant to 50 ILCS 706/10-25 each law enforcement agency that utilizes body worn cameras must provide a report to the Board by May 1 of each year.
PA100-0285 takes effect January 1, 2018 and It requires
(0.1) (a) The Department of State Police and all law enforcement agencies within the State shall automatically expunge, on or before January 1 of each year, all law enforcement records relating to events occurring before an individual's 18th birthday if: ………
Force Science News #352 - White paper cites dangerous myths of restrictive UOF policies
A major new white paper from a leading risk-management organization vigorously rebuts reform advocates who are pushing for tighter restrictions on police use of force than the standard required by the US Supreme Court.
The 22-page paper, issued by the California-based group Lexipol, warns that some key arguments in favor of stricter force policies are, in fact, “myths” that can entangle officers and their agencies in unnecessary legal problems and safety risks .
PUBLIC ACT 099-0801, contains requirements for law enforcement agencies regarding the handling of sexual assaults and sexual abuse crimes.
Q and A on Sexual Assault training.
From LEXIPOL website
By Jason Helfer
Human beings, regardless of training and experience, are not robots. They have unique physical attributes, states of health and life experiences that shape the context in which they perceive their world.
And police officers are human beings. A job title, training or experience does not mean an officer’s brain will process information any different than that of a civilian. And yet, too often the expectations the public—and even law enforcement agencies—places on police officers fail to account for the limitations of sensory input and processing.
The 2017/2018 Legislative Update has been posted on the MTU1 website.
This Publication is a comprehensive listing of legislative changes
Objectively labeling a collision as preventable can sting, but it can also nurture good judgement
By David Kinaan | Oct 31, 2017
Caliber Press article
Executive Institute October Newsletter
This edition of ILETSBEI news features the Recommendations on Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination Products for First Responders Against Exposure Hazards to Synthetic Opioids, Including Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues by the Interagency Board.
Police /Fire/ EMS working together- Rescue Task Forces
The International Public Safety Association’s Rescue Task Force Committee created a Rescue Task Force Guide
Use Of Force Perceptions
From Force Science News
Civilian beliefs about use of force by police are often shockingly far from reality
From The Wall Street Journal, by columnist Jason L. Riley:
“An increase in press coverage of police shootings isn’t the same thing as an increase in police shootings.”
Come participate in the viewing of the documentary -
Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope
This documentary chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.
Learn more about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and its impact on your world.
In regards to agencies being able to view their mandated training information on LEDI.
The ILETSB staff have the information transfer system ready, but are waiting to roll it out around the 1st of the year (2018).
Did you know the Police Community Relations Improvement Act was amended effective August 25, 2017
Each law enforcement agency shall adopt a written policy regarding an officer-involved shooting
and it must now include drug testing.
Fighting the Opioid Crisis through Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Study of a Police Program Model in Illinois
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Richard R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Dolan Consulting Group