Northwest Illinois Criminal Justice Commission
Governor signs cannabis trailer bill; allows Law Enforcment Agencies to prohibit off-duty use
On December 4, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed the trailer bill amending the new marijuana law. It includes language to allow law enforcement agencies to prohibit off-duty use of marijuana.
BAO LMS Status Update
ILEAS and ISP have agreed that starting January 1, 2020, ISP will re-assume the daily management of the process. Further communication from ISP will be shared in the upcoming months as to what the process will be after January 1, 2020.
HOWEVER, the good news is that in the meantime, ILEAS plans to get EVERY OPERATOR through the recertification process PRIOR to December 31st.
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board (I.L.E.T.S.B.) has a new webpage dedicated to the Canine Compliance Program
- The Intial Training Portion of this page takes effect JANUARY 1, 2020.
- The Annual Requalification Process is currently live, as of JANUARY 1, 2019.
Please review the list of classes planned for October/November/December 2019. Outside of the region officers belonging to other MTUs are welcome to attend, usually at no charge.
Please take note of November 7th for “Keeping Good People Good” by Jack Harris. He is a nationally recognized presenter and this is an excellent officer wellness oriented class. This is a grant covered class and officers from outside the MTU1 region are welcome to attend.
The NICJC now has a page dedicated to helping officers locate needed personal services
Law Enforcement Counseling services - Substance Abuse Treatment - Peer Support - Suicide Prevention
Have you reviewed the Upcoming August/September/October 2019 classes?
The in-person 4 hour Review & Exam for the on-line Juv. Specialist Program has been set for
October 4, 2019 in Rockford.
This location will allow for MTU1, MTU2 and far north NEMRT members easy access to the in-person review and exam. Officers must have completed the on-line portion prior to this date