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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
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!
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.
There is still time to register for these MTU1 training classes
Recent Illinois Supreme Court case handed down last week, impacts the use of K-9s.
Law Enforcement is now required to obtain a search warrant before they can use a narcotics dog in the common areas of apartment complexes. Agencies should confer with their prosecutor's offices for more direction.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
November 9-11, 2018
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.
"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.
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
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
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
ILETSB DRAFT Model Policy:
Response and Release of Individuals Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol
Does your agency have to adopy a policy?
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!
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.
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.