Use of Overhear Recording Devices in Investigations & Search Warrant Preparation-Freeport
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0
COURSE CONTENT: At the end of the day, students will understand:
Use of Overhear Recording Devices
How to obtain and document State’s Attorney’s Authorization
What information an officer may disclose from an overhear to other police officers
How to document and obtain Judicial Approval of Use of Eavesdropping Device
How to document and obtain grounds for approval or authorization
How to document and obtain an Order authorizing use of eavesdropping device
The emergency exceptions to procedures and all sections of 725 ILCS 108
How long the recordings will be held
When notice must be made to the parties overheard
What equipment is needed for an overhear
The importance of time and how to address that to the non-consensual party
Participants will listen to portions of actual overhears that led to successful prosecutions
Search Warrant Preparation
How to prepare Affidavits/Complaints
How to prepare Search Warrants
How best to document the probable cause in the Affidavit/Complaint
How to prepare Search Warrant Returns
Students must bring a USB drive to obtain digital copies of sample documents
Overhears- Copies of all required documents (application, consent, State’s Attorney’s authorization order and return) will be available in hard copies as well as electronic version, if a thumb drive is provided.
Search Warrants- Examples will be provided to search, residence, suspects body, vehicle trackers, phones, and laptops.
THIS IS NOT A PUBLIC MEETING
Jeffrey Kline served 28 years with the Illinois State Police, where he was assigned as a Special Agent on the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force from 2004 to 2009 and the General Criminal Investigations Unit in Zone 7 (Effingham) from 2009 until his retirement in 2018.
As an Investigator he wrote numerous applications and orders for Eavesdropping. These cases covered in these orders included Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, Arson and Murder for Hire. Jeffrey also holds an Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I Certificate from the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield.