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Sniper Training and Barrier Testing class

Purpose: Students will compare policy information reference sniper teams, to include organizational policy and oversight along with conducting tests for the various effects of barriers on sniper ammunition


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TC's must be trained on Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Response

Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act extends to New Telecommunicators

Newly hired Telecommunicators must receive evidence-based, trauma-informed, victim-centered training regarding the handling of sexual assault and sexual abuse calls prior to answering emergency calls.


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New Law Removes Barrier for Police Officers Seeking Mental Health Services

from the Illinois News Network August 26, 2018

Illinois law now allows police officers to seek mental health treatment without fear of losing their jobs.


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Justice Department announces release of new fentanyl safety video for first responders

DEA Press release -August 30, 2018

 

WASHINGTON – The Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance today released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders’ companion training video- Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job.


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Training & Resources for dealing with Special Needs Persons

Officers should be aware of the "Basics" if they want to be more effective in situations involving "Special Needs" persons 

Officers can use the training videos located under the "resources" tab on the

Autism & Law Enforcement - Video training & Resources  page.  


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C.O.P.S. National Conference on Law Enforcement Wellness & Trauma
National Conference on Law Enforcement Wellness & Trauma
November 9-11, 2018
 

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Still time to Register for Internal Affairs & Professional Standards class

Training Dates: August 22-23, 2018     16 Hours

COURSE CONTENT:   Who should attend: This nationally acclaimed course is for law enforcement executives, supervisors, internal affairs investigators, human resource personnel and anyone who desires to understand law enforcement professional standards and internal affairs investigations including frontline supervisors and union officials.


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New Page on Website-National Incident Management System (NIMS) information

 "National Incident Management System (NIMS)"

We have attempted to simplify the NIMS/ICS training options, so agencies can more readily identify what emergency management training their members need to complete.

The new page is located under the "Specialized Training Information" tab.


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Criminal Case Law Digest- June Issue- 2018

The Illinois Prosecutor Services 

 CRIMINAL CASE LAW DIGEST - JUNE  ISSUE - 2018.  

Go to the Criminal Case Law Digest Publication page under the “Members Only” tab

This Publication has been created by the IPS and is presented to MTU1 for its members 


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Do you have an In-House SFST Instructor?

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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limit on Automobile Exception to Warrant Requirement

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

Without a search warrant, Office Rhodes walked to the top of the driveway, removed the tarp, confirmed that the motorcycle was stolen by running the license plate and vehicle identification numbers, took a photograph of the uncovered motorcycle, replaced the tarp, and returned to his car to wait for Collins


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Does your agency have to adopt a new policy for Individuals Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol?

ILETSB DRAFT Model Policy:

Response and Release of Individuals Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol

Does your agency have to adopy a policy?

 

 


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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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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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Changes to Asset Forfeiture Laws Effective July 1, 2018

TRAINING ANNOUNCMENT

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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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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