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Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Update

Date: July 10, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Heartland Community College, Room NRC 1202 1500 W. Raab Road Normal, IL 61761

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New class-Evidence Based Interviews & Interrogation

Evidence Based Interview & Interrogation class set for October 23-25, 2018

MTU1 has heard high praise for this training so we are bringing it to the region!


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Interdiction for Protection of Children (IPC) Program

Interdiction for Protection of Children (IPC)

Planning has begun to bring this training to Illinois in March 2019

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Interdiction for Protection of Children (IPC) Program has become a nationwide effort to battle human trafficking and child exploitation. 

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Changes to Asset Forfeiture Laws Effective July 1, 2018


Sweeping changes were made to all of Illinois Asset Forfeiture statutes

effective July 1, 2018. 

Asset Forfeiture Law Update Training Scheduled for Freeport, IL on

June 19, 2018 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

Notice requirements, filing deadlines, proof of service, seizure thresholds, awarding of property, and burdens of proof have all changed, and a new reporting requirement has been added.

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ILETSB Statement on Canines and Cannabis training

From the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board

May 16, 2018 Statement from Director Fischer on Canines and Cannabis training

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Have You Seen the April and May 2018 classes?

Check the MTU1 training calendar to view the current April and May 2018 classes. 

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New Chiefs' of Police Orientation- ILETSB Executive Institute

2018 Leadership Series

New Chiefs' of Police Orientation

This cost-free New Chiefs' of Police Orientation is the one course a top law enforcement administrator must have to lead their department into the future.

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Does your Fire/Police Commission or Mayor want some training?

There is still room in the February 27-28, 2018 Recruiting & Background Class in Freeport. Registration will be accepted through Monday February 19th.  


Do you have a fire/police commissioner or mayor that should attend? They are welcome to attend “Day #1” and glean some very up to date and relevant information on recruiting and hiring practices.

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New Partnership to Deliver High Quality Training Opportunities

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.

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Current list of training for February & March 2018.

 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.

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Crime Scenes - Cold Case Homicide Solved - Motorcycle Gangs - OIS's

Check out these three days of training   

Illinois Park Law Enforcement Associations annual conference in Galena, IL

Crime Scenes!     Cold Case Homicide Solved!   Motorcycle Gangs!    Officer Involved Shootings!

What Can We Learn From Them?

All of these topics will be discussed, along with the facts that make these topics relevent to officers.

Watch the video and get a taste!


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Lt. Col Dave Grossman will be in Galena October 11th!

Lt. Col. David Grossman Presents:

Safe Schools & Healthy Students” & “The Bullet Proof Mind

Galena, IL October 11, 2017

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2017 Illinois Problem-Oriented Policing Conference-E. Peoria

2017 Illinois Problem-Oriented Policing Conference


Problem-oriented policing places a high value on new responses that are preventive in nature, engages other public agencies, the community, and the private sector when their involvement contributes to the reduction of a problem.

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August/September 2017 Training Classes

Check out the August/September 2017 Training Classes

There is still time to get in on a few of the August classes and please register for the September classes as soon as possible.

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Illinois Prosecutor Services Monthly Legal Update training is on line

Beginning May 2017, the Illinois Prosecutor Services Monthly Legal Update training is on line.

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Registration Deadline for Deadly Force Investigations: Is your Department Ready for an Officer Involved Shooting?

The April 13th Deadline is fast approaching!

Deadly Force Investigations:

 Is your Department Ready for an Officer Involved Shooting?

4 Hours

Any officer who may find themselves involved in the use of deadly force should know what will happen during the investigation. All Investigators, on-scene supervisors, officers in-charge, police administrators & state attorneys should know the best practices identified by experienced investigators.

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April & May 2017 classes

Here is the list of the current April/ May 2017 training classes. There may be a couple more added in May and they will be announced as they are confirmed.

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February/March 2017 class listing
Here is the latest list of the February/March 2017 training classes, with more classes expected to be added.February 20171 On-Line Monthly LegalUpdate /MTU1 website calendar7-10 32 hr. Basic Youth Officer - Freeport 2-710-17-basic-youth-officer-freeport14-16 Instructor Development Workshop- E. Moline (only 5 seats) 2-14, 16-17 Instructor Development Workshop-E. Moline15-16 Aggressive Patrol Tactics & Terrorism Intelligence Gathering Vehicle Stops-Rockford 2-1516-2017-agg-ptrl-tactics-terror-intel-gather-stops-rockford21-23 Use of Force Documentation- E. Moline (only 5 seats) 2-21, 23-17 Use of Force Documentation- E. Moline22Psychopathology of Spree Shooters & De-escalation of Aggressive/Emotionally Disturbed Youth-CIT related Reimbursement for MTU1 agencies available - Freeport 2-22-17-psychopathology-spree-shooters-deescalation-agg-emotion-dist-youth22 4hr.(8-12) Use of Force Simulator - Decision Making - Sauk Valley College Dixon- 2-22-17 am Decision Making-Use of Force Simulator-Sauk23 Advanced DUI Enforcement - Dixon - -(Distant Learning remote sites ) 2-23-17 Advanced DUI-Dixon23 Communication w/ Aggressive Mentally Ill & Emotionally Disturbed Persons- MACOMB, IL (only 10 seats) 2-23-17 Communication with Aggressive, Mentally Ill & Emotionally Disturbed Individuals-Macomb24 4 hr. AM Medical Marijuana Enforcement - Dixon - -(Distant Learning remote sites ) 2-24-17-medical-marijuana-dixon27-Mar 1 24 hr. Pat McCarthy's Street Crimes Seminar- Freeport 2-2728

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Attention Veterans Interested In Illinois Law Enforcement
 The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) Intern Program is perfect for Veterans seeking a career in law enforcement.This program has been developed in response to law enforcement administrators seeking a pool of trained and certified candidates available for service. It is ideal for veterans seeking a career in law enforcement. Successful Intern applicants attend a basic law enforcement training academy and, upon passing the State Certification examination, will receive ILETSB State Certification. Interns are integrated into classes with sworn officers and receive the same training. The Intern application process is currently available at Southwestern Illinois Police Academy. This program is for Illinois residents only and seats are limited. Applicants must have valid Illinois driver's license and Illinois Firearms Owner Identification card. a) Tuition covered by Illinois Veteran's Grant and GI Bill for qualified applicants. In some cases housing and other costs can be covered too. b) 90-95% of Interns (1/3 are Veterans), have been hired as part-time or full-time peace officers. c) Receive college credit that may be applied to Southwestern Illinois College's Administration of Justice AAS Degree. d) Police Agencies grant Veteran's and Education Preference Points in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/ Article 10-1-16.Click here for more information and how to apply for the ILETSB Intern Training Program. 

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December 2016 & January 2017 classes
Here are the current listings for the months of December & January. Each one is a link to the class flyer.The Distant Learning classrooms (remote sites) are up and running and will be available for certain classes. If no-one registers to attend at a certain location the classroom willnot be staffed, so make sure to register, rather than just showing up.MTU1currently has remote sites at the following police departments:1) Dixon(usually the Instructor site) 2)Galena 3) Morrison December 20161 On-Line Monthly LegalUpdate /MTU1 website calendar12-1-16-3-hr-update-sex-offender-update-dixon-galena (3 hrs.)- Dixon - -(Distant Learning remote site- Galena)12-05-16-am-pm-decision-making-use-of-force-simulator-Sauk Valley College Dixon12-6-16-taser-recert-fulton6 hr.TASER recertification & Use of Force Review- Fulton (11a-5p)12-6-16-taser-recert-fulton 4 hr. TASERrecertification only- Morrison (4p-6p)12-7-16-taser-recert-only-4-hour-morrison 4 hr. TASER recertification only - Morrison (4p-6p)12-06-16-am-pm-decision-making-use-of-force-simulator-Sauk Valley College Dixon-12-6-16-active-shooter-the-dispatchers-role-e-moline- East Moline- seats limited12-07-16-organizational-accountability-sauk- Force Management- Sauk Valley College/Dixon12-12-16-search-seizure-case-law-update-belvidere-Belvidere- LHI12-12,16-16-lead-homicide-inv-e-moline40 hr. - East Moline- LHI12-13-16-criminal-case-law-update-belvidere- Belvidere- LHI12-14-16-taser-recert-legal-review-mt-carroll(6 hour)- Mt. Ca

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