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Search and Seizure Quarterly Summer Issue 2018

The October MTU Criminal Justice Publication of the Month has been posted to the MTU1 website. 

The SEARCH AND SEIZURE CASE LAW DIGEST - Summer  ISSUE - 2018  

 


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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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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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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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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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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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Study concludes Reduction in Proactive Stops Responsible for Spike in Homicides/Shootings

 

The aftermath of a consent decree designed to limit proactive policing

Study concludes a reduction in proactive stops by Chicago police officers was responsible for the spike in homicides and shootings

"We conclude that, because of fewer stop and frisks in 2016, a conservative estimate is that approximately 236 additional homicides and 1,115 additional shootings occurred during that year"

article by the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff's

 


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Winter 2018 IPS Criminal Justice Publication Digest

The 2018 Winter issue of the Criminal Justice Publication Digest has been added to the website.

The digest is a complete listing of all 0ct-Dec 2017 cases analyzed in

the Illinois Prosecutor Services 2017 quarterlies.

 

 

 

 


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LEXIPOL- Imperfect Recall: How Memory Impacts Police Use of Force Investigations

 

From LEXIPOL website

By Jason Helfer

Human beings, regardless of training and experience, are not robots. They have unique physical attributes, states of health and life experiences that shape the context in which they perceive their world.

And police officers are human beings. A job title, training or experience does not mean an officer’s brain will process information any different than that of a civilian. And yet, too often the expectations the public—and even law enforcement agencies—places on police officers fail to account for the limitations of sensory input and processing.

 


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2017/2018 Legislative Update is posted on website

The 2017/2018 Legislative Update has been posted on the MTU1 website.  

This Publication is a comprehensive listing of legislative changes

 

 

 


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Preventable Collision?

Objectively labeling a collision as preventable can sting, but it can also nurture good judgement

By David Kinaan  |   Oct 31, 2017

Caliber Press article

The term “preventable” can be a hard word to stomach—especially when you were just involved in a traffic collision that may have been your fault. It might imply that you should have known better and you did something wrong or failed to take an action that would have avoided the collision. Not an easy thing to accept when you’re a cop.

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Executive Institute Newsletter- October 2017

ILETSBEI NEWS

 

Executive Institute October Newsletter

This edition of ILETSBEI news features the Recommendations on Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination Products for First Responders Against Exposure Hazards to Synthetic Opioids, Including Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues by the Interagency Board.


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International Public Safety Association's Rescue Task Force Guide

Police /Fire/ EMS working together- Rescue Task Forces

The International Public Safety Association’s Rescue Task Force Committee created a Rescue Task Force Guide


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Force Science News-Use Of Force Perceptions

Use Of Force Perceptions 

From Force Science News

Civilian beliefs about use of force by police are often shockingly far from reality


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Fighting the Opioid Crisis through Substance Use Disorder Treatment by ICJIA

Fighting the Opioid Crisis through Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Study of a Police Program Model in Illinois

Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Seeking to more effectively help individuals suffering from opioid use disorder, police departments across the country are embracing a deflection model that offers treatment access to those in need. Researchers interviewed representatives of seven law enforcement agencies employing treatment program models in Illinois to better understand operations, leverage lessons learned, measure sustainability, and inform other agencies as they implement their own programs.

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Helping Domestic Violence Victims
Helping Domestic Violence Victims 
Richard R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Dolan Consulting Group 
September, 2017
Domestic violence (DV) calls pose a number of physical safety and legal liability risks for law enforcement officers. These calls involve crimes between people with complex relationship issues that can make investigating these crimes very difficult for officers. In fact, one study that surveyed patrol officers from 13 different municipal police departments in the Chicago metro area revealed that, despite the physical dangers associated with DV calls, officers’ greatest frustrations with handling these calls were associated with DV victims. Approximately 38% of surveyed officers indicated that dealing with victim behaviors was their greatest frustration about handling DV calls. Specifically, officers expressed frustration over victim behaviors such as refusing to cooperate with their investigation, recanting statements, refusing to testify, or refusing to end the relationship with the batterer....

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Highway Grade Crossing - Emergency Notification System (ENS)

Highway Grade Crossing - Emergency Notification System (ENS)

 

Recently, the ILETSB’s counterpart in Wisconsin sent out Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Emergency Notification System (ENS) flyers to all law enforcement agencies throughout the state of Wisconsin.  These flyers explain the use of the blue placards at every train crossing throughout the United States and Canada. 

Download the training flyer


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Estimating the Cost of a Problem Officer

Richard R. Johnson, Ph.D.
 
August, 2017

Dolan Consulting Group- Research Brief

Law enforcement is a high-liability profession. Lawsuits against law enforcement officers and agencies absorb an inordinate amount of personnel time and agency resources. Officers and supervisors have to be interviewed or deposed, attorney fees have to be paid, documents have to be gathered and copied, meetings are held with city officials, and insurance companies must be consulted. It all results in one expensive, time-consuming mess. 

 


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July 2017 Criminal Case Law Quarterly

Free copy of the July issue 

Criminal Case Law Quarterly

Illinois Prosecutor Services, LLC


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