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Person Determined to Pose a Clear and Present Danger

Do you know about the Person Determined to Pose a Clear and Present Danger form?

It is the duty of law enforcement officials and school administrators to report to the Department of State Police when a student or other person is determined to pose a clear and present danger to themselves, or to others, within 24 hours of the determination.  20 Il. Admin. Code 1230.120. 


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Do You Know the Boundaries Under Garrity?

Garrity Use Immunity: A Guide for Investigators

Public Agency Training Council (PATC) articles 

By Richard E. Lober, J.D.

A statement of a public employee and evidence derived from any statement cannot be used against that employee in a criminal prosecution when the statement is taken under threat of potential termination of employment.  Such a statement is considered “coerced” under the 5th/14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Garrity v. New Jersey, 385 U.S. 493 (1967).


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Is Your Agency in Compliance with the Law Enforcement Criminal Sexual Assault Investigation Act?

The Law Enforcement Criminal Sexual Assault Investigation Act was effective Janaury 1, 2018.

The Act addresses an on-duty, officer-involved criminal sexual assault investigation. How it shall be conducted along with requiring every law enforcement agency to have a policy.


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Are You Looking for a Copy of the I.S.P. "SFST" Field Card

Illinois State Police “SFST" Field card has been added to the website 


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Winter 2018 IPS Criminal Justice Publication Digest

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.

 

 

 

 


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LEXIPOL- Imperfect Recall: How Memory Impacts Police Use of Force Investigations

 

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.

 


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Important Announcement-Mandated Training Records

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

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).


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Remember the FREE-ILETSB Executive Institute On-line Training

The ILETSB Executive Institute provides Law Enforcement FREE online courses that meet state mandates.

Today’s criminal justice practitioner strives for training that is relevant, engaging, and focus-centered. Equally important for some, is the modality in which the training is received. This is why the ILETSB Executive Institute introduced a series of cost-free online courses that gives criminal justice practitioners the flexibility to learn from home or at work.

 


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Highway Grade Crossing - Emergency Notification System (ENS)

Highway Grade Crossing - Emergency Notification System (ENS)

 

Recently, the ILETSB’s counterpart in Wisconsin sent out Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Emergency Notification System (ENS) flyers to all law enforcement agencies throughout the state of Wisconsin.  These flyers explain the use of the blue placards at every train crossing throughout the United States and Canada. 

Download the training flyer


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New Method You Can Use to ask ILETSB Questions

ILETSB Director Brent Fischer has instituted a new way for you ask the training board about the policy activities, or other training board specific topics that are affecting you.


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Traffic Incident Management Training No Longer Expires

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT (TIM)

REMINDER: As of June 15, 2017, IDOT has changed their protocol as it relates to tow operators and traffic incident management training. They have eliminated the two-year expiration date on the cards and are no longer requiring tow operators to come back for a refresher. 


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New Wellness Center: Stress/Substance Abuse Therapy for Cops Only

It looks like something good is on its way!

From Force Science Bulletin #341

I. New wellness center: Stress/substance abuse therapy for cops only

An innovative medical treatment facility, exclusively for LEOs burdened by substance abuse, stress overload, marital problems, or other wellness-threatening issues, is scheduled to open within the next few months, not far from the Force Science Training headquarters in a Chicago suburb.

Dubbed St. Michael’s House, after the archangel patron of warriors, the special, nondenominational facility will occupy the entire floor of a private medical center and offer both residential and out-patient services for officers and their families.


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Grant Funding for NARCAN

GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR NARCAN

First Responders? Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Cooperative Agreement (CFDA No. 93.243)

Purpose: To allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.


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IDNR guidelines for Reporting Recreational Boating Accidents

The Memorial Day weekend festivities are upon us, and with it the possibilities for watercraft related crashes/incidents. Law Enforcement agencies should contact the Illinois Department of Natural Resources if they become aware of, or begin investigating a crash/incident that meets the criteria being supplied below. The IDNR encourages local agencies to take measures to preserve a watercraft crash scene just as they would when investigating a traffic crash.

Below are the guidelines used by IDNR when determining if they must be notified. 

Recreational Boating Accident

A recreational boating accident means a recreational vessel, a numbered vessel, or a documented vessel is being used by its operator for recreational purposes and one or more of the following events occur involving the vessel or its equipment.

The MTU1 does not speak for the IDNR and is simply passing on this information to enhance the cooperative efforts already in place amongst numerous agencies.


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Appellate District Decisions are not binding upon other Appellate Districts

Courses being taught throughout the state include cases from various Appellate Districts.  Please  remember that decisions made in one Appellate District are not binding upon other Appellate Districts.


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FBI will retire Summary Reporting System (SRS) and collect crime data only through National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS)

New in the CJIS Link

Going NIBRS, Part 1: Two States Share Their Stories

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension stresses the importance of communication and shares valuable lessons that may benefit other agencies planning to transition to NIBRS. Details


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New Infographic on the Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in Law Enforcement

Police Foundation Releases New Infographic on the Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in Law Enforcement

Ensuring the safety of the public is a core mission for all professional law enforcement agencies. In pursuit of this mission, law enforcement leverages many different types of tools, including new and emerging technologies. One of these latest technologies is the small-unmanned aircraft system (sUAS).
 


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The New Website is On-Line

CHECK IT OUT!

The new MTU1 website is now On-Line

www.mtu1.com

We are now tracking training via your Police Training Board Number (PTB)

Everyone will need to create an account to access the restricted pages

 


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NATIONAL AND ILLINOIS YOUTH SUBSTANCE USE: RISK FACTORS, PREVALENCE, AND TREATMENT
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority During stages of ongoing, yet incomplete, cognitive development, youth may be more inclined to take risks and experiment with drugs and alcohol and are often heavily influenced by their peers, leading to negative outcomes. Nationally and in Illinois, traditionally high drug use categories of marijuana and alcohol appear to be stable or falling and youth use of other drugs remains relatively low. READ MORE

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Blue Campaign- End Human Trafficking
The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working in collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations, the Blue Campaign strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring those who exploit human lives to justice.Through the Blue Campaign, DHS raises public awareness about human trafficking, leveraging partnerships to educate the public to recognize human trafficking and report suspected instances. The Blue Campaign also offers training to law enforcement and others to increase detection and investigation of human trafficking, and to protect victims and bring suspected traffickers to justice. To view all available Blue Campaign resources, please visit our resources page.DHS is responsible for investigating human trafficking, arresting traffickers, and protecting victims. DHS also provides immigration relief to non-U.S. citizen victims of human trafficking. DHS utilizes a victim-centered approach to combat human trafficking, which places equal value on identifying and stabilizing victims and on investigating and prosecuting traffickers. Victims are crucial to investigations and prosecutions; each case and every conviction changes lives. DHS understands how difficult it can be for victims to come forward and work with law enforcement due to their trauma. DHS is committed to helping victims feel stable, safe, and secure.DHS provides a web-based

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