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Governor signs cannabis trailer bill; allows L.E. to prohibit off-duty use

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.   


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ILEAS BAO training Update statement

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. 


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Listing of MTU1 October/November/December 2019 classes

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.


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New Resource Page for Officer Confidential Services

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


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Listing of August/September/October Classes

Have you reviewed the Upcoming August/September/October 2019 classes?


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Test Date set for on-line Juvenile Specialist Program

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


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Common Bond Amounts- July 2019

Common Bond Amounts

With recent changes to the Illinois Compiled Statutes and Illinois Supreme Court Rules related to bond amounts, the lists below are intended to provide a summary of common violations and the associated bond amounts.

The Illinois State Police has supplied a synopsis of the more common bonds as of July 15, 2019.


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MTU1 July/August 2019 Training Courses

Here is a list of the July/August 2019 training offered by MTU1.


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Supreme Court Affirms Police Can Order Blood from Unconscious Suspects

6/27/19 - The Supreme Court has ruled that police may, without a warrant, order blood drawn from an unconscious person suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol


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Collection of Data During Traffic/Pedestrian Stops Now Permanent

Governor JB Pritzker, today, signed HB1613, which makes permanent the collection of data during traffic and pedestrian stops.


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School Safety Drill Act amended

Did you know the School Safety Drill Act requirements change on January 1, 2020 ?

" No later than 90 days after the first day of each school year, schools must conduct at least one law enforcement drill that addresses an active threat or an active shooter within a school building."


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Video- Illinois now has instructors for the Texas Interdication for the Protection of Children course

Illinois now has its own "Interdiction for the Protection of Children" (IPC) instructors, trained by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The instructors are qualified to teach the Texas developed course, which trains officers to identify and question suspects, during regular patrol stops, who may be trafficking children or involved in child abductions.

Watch the video for more information on the program.


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2019 Crisis Intervention Team Conference is June 3-4, 2019

The 2019 Crisis Intervention Team Conference is designed to bring together law enforcement officers, correctional staff CIT trained professionals, community resources, consumers, and other interested stakeholders to discuss CIT program development, best practices, and other relevant information. The conference is June 3-4, 2019, at the Naperville Embassy Suites.


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On-Line training- TC's- Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act

 

The IELTSB Executive Institute has worked with the 9-1-1 Administrator to offer the mandated course Telecommunicators – Trauma Informed Response to Sexual Assault/Abuse through its Online Learning Network  


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Annual Body Camera Reports are due May 1

Just a friendly reminder- Each law enforcement agency that utilizes body worn cameras must provide a report to the I.L.E.T.S.B. by May 1 of each year. This ILCS mandate applies to all agencies in Illinois and is not based upon an agency receiving a camera grant for purchasing the system. ALL agencies using Body worn cameras must send in a report. 


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Training Announcement- Interdiction for the Protection of Children

First time this training will be offered in Illinois! -In 2009 the IPC program was implemented in Texas to teach law enforcement officers how to recognize indicators of at-risk and endangered children who don't necessarily exhibit obvious signs of abuse. As a result of receiving this specialized and targeted training, law enforcement officers can more readily identify and rescue children, and arrest suspects. Between 2009 and February 2018 Texas state troopers have made 341 rescues attributed to this training. 


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On-Line 8 hr. Trauma-Informed Response to Sexual Assault/ Abuse Course

News from the ILETSB Executive Institute-Online Learning Network

 

The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute is pleased to announce the new course “Trauma-Informed Response to Sexual Assault/Abuse” is now available on the Online Learning Network.


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Illinois Legislation Effective January 1, 2019

See the Listing of Illinois Legislation that took effect January 1, 2019

See the Notable Legislation, Crime, Courts, Corrections and Law Enforcement, Environment, Firearms, FOID, etc


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January /February 2019 classes at the NICJC

A list of the January/February 2019 training classes being offered by the Northwest Illinois Criminal Justice Commission.

We welcome members of other MTU's to attend our classes, sometimes at no cost to your agency!


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Seeking Instructors to teach a First Ever In Illinois Program

The NICJC is seeking instructors for a first time ever in Illinois, train-the-trainer program. The Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) has developed the training course, Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC), to help patrol officers identify and rescue endangered or exploited children and identify those who pose a high-risk threat to a child.

 

The basic I.P.C. class is April 8-9, 2019 in the Rockford area. 


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