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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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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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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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Search and Seizure Quarterly Summer Issue 2018

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



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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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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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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 using the "Juvenile Friendly" Miranda warnings?

Miranda Warning for Juveniles-What do I have to say?

(705 ILCS 405/5-401.5) (a-5) An oral, written, or sign language statement of a minor, who at the time of the commission of the offense was under 18 years of age, is presumed to be inadmissible when the statement is obtained from the minor while the minor is subject to custodial interrogation by a law enforcement officer, State's Attorney, juvenile officer, or other public official or employee prior to the officer, State's Attorney, public official, or employee:

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Body Worn Camera Reports Due May 1st

How is your BODY WORN CAMERA report coming along?

Pursuant to 50 ILCS 706/10-25 each law enforcement agency that utilizes body worn cameras must provide a report to the Board by May 1 of each year. 

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Amended Juvenile Records Law takes effect January 2018

PA100-0285 takes effect January 1, 2018 and It requires


(705 ILCS 405/5-915) Sec. 5-915. Expungement of juvenile law enforcement and court records.

(0.1) (a) The Department of State Police and all law enforcement agencies within the State shall automatically expunge, on or before January 1 of each year, all law enforcement records relating to events occurring before an individual's 18th birthday if: ………

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Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act- Training Information


PUBLIC ACT 099-0801, contains requirements for law enforcement agencies regarding the handling of sexual assaults and sexual abuse crimes.


Q and A on Sexual Assault training.

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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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Mandatory Drug Testing for Officer Involved Shootings

Attention Administrators!

Did you know the Police Community Relations Improvement Act was amended effective August 25, 2017

 Each law enforcement agency shall adopt a written policy regarding an officer-involved shooting

and it must now include drug testing.

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New Law Allows FOID Cardholders to Carry Switchblades

New Law Allows FOID Card Owners to Carry Switchblades

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Effective Jan 1, 2018 Agencies must Have Written Policies for Investigating Sexual Assault/Abuse
On or before July 1, 2017, watch for the release of the guidelines being developed by the Office of the Attorney General so you can develop your required written policies/procedures under this new law.Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act. (web link)Section 15. Sexual assault incident policies.(a) On or before January 1, 2018, every law enforcement agency shall develop, adopt, and implement written policies regarding procedures for incidents of sexual assault or sexual abuse consistent with the guidelines developed under subsection (b) of this Section. In developing these policies, each law enforcement agency is encouraged to consult with other law enforcement agencies, sexual assault advocates, and sexual assault nurse examiners with expertise in recognizing and handling sexual assault and sexual abuse incidents. These policies must include mandatory sexual assault and sexual abuse response training as required in Section 10.19 of the Illinois Police Training Act and Sections 2605-53 and 2605-98 of the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois.(b) On or before July 1, 2017, the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board and the Department of State Police, shall develop and make available to each law enforcement agency, comprehensive guidelines for creation of a law enforcement agency policy on evidence-based, trauma-informed, victim-centered sexual assault and sexual abuse respo

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New Drone Laws? Drone Privacy Act Moving Through Congress

The Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act may become the newest drone law.

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A proposed law will be considered by Congress that is aimed at protecting individual privacy from the rising number of government and commercial drones in use.

Introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., the Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act has been referred to the House Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Energy and Commerce, according to

“What happens if there are drones that are gathering, through facial recognition, who is shopping on Main Street and selling that to advertisers?” Markey told a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on future drone use.

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Have You Updated Your Domestic Violence Policy Yet?
ARREST PROCEDURE POLICIES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCEHB 5538 (PA 99-0810) Effective January 1, 2017Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that in developing ARREST PROCEDURE POLICIES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE situations, each law enforcement agency shall (instead of "is encouraged to") consult with community organizations and other law enforcement agencies with expertise in recognizing and handling domestic violence incidents. Provides that in the initial training of new recruits and every 5 years in the continuing education of law enforcement officers, every law enforcement agency shall provide training to aid in understanding the actions of domestic violence victims and abusers and to prevent further victimization of those who have been abused, focusing specifically on looking beyond the physical evidence to the psychology of domestic violence situations, such as the dynamics of the aggressor-victim relationship, separately evaluating claims where both parties claim to be the victim, and long-term effects.THIS FUTURE TRAINING MANDATE IS STILL A BIT DOWN THE ROADProvides that the Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall formulate and administer the training as part of the current programs for both new recruits and active law enforcement officers. Provides that the Board shall formulate the training by July 1, 2017, and implement the training statewide by July 1, 2018. Provides that in formulating the training, the Boa

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Update to Attorney Generals Information & Forms for the Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act
The implementation materials/forms for the Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act are posted on the MTU1 website under the members tab. Some of thispreviously distributed informationhas been revised following some initial feedback and questions.Go to the websiteto locate the links for the forms.Go to the MTU1 website page here "Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act."Go to the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) website for a full list of the sex assault lawsSince ourlast posting of information on this topic,3 additional forms have been released (not all police related). Confirmation of Transfer of Sexual Assault Report to Law Enforcement Agency Having Jurisdiction This from may be used by agencies when sending a written report of a sexual assault incident, which occurred in another jurisdiction, to the agency having jurisdiction. This same form may then be used by the receiving agency to provide the required confirmation and information to the agency having taken the initial report. Patient Consent: Collect and Test Evidence or Collect and Hold Evidence This consent form will be used by hospitals to obtain consent to perform a medical forensic exam and collect evidence. It will also be used to obtain consent from the victim to test the evidence or indicated that the victim has declined testing at this time and that the evidence is to be stored. There is a section on the bottom of the 2nd page for a law enforcement officer to complete if the victim comes to

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SB2370- Have You Made Adjustments for Custodial Interrogations of Minors?
On August 22, 2016, Governor Rauner signed SB2370 into law. Thisbill raises the age from 13 to 15 for a requirementthat children be represented by lawyers during custodial interrogations for homicide and sex offenses. Public Act 99-0882 will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.SB2370 aims to better protect children accused of crimes, and better protect their rights through legal representation. As set forth on the Illinois General Assembly website, the bill:"Amends the Juvenile Court of 1987 and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a minor who was under 18 at the time of the commission of any offense must be represented by counsel throughout the entire custodial interrogation. An oral, written, or sign language statement of a minor made without counsel present throughout the entire custodial interrogation of the minor shall be inadmissible as evidence in any juvenile court proceeding or criminal proceeding against the minor. Provides that in a proceeding under the Criminal Code of 2012, a minor who was under 18 at the time of the commission of the offense must be represented by counsel throughout the entire custodial interrogation of the minor and an oral, written, or sign language statement made without counsel present shall be inadmissible in any criminal proceeding against the minor."The bill also requires videotaping all interrogations of children under age 18 for any felony and or somemisdemeanor cases and includes a uniform "Miranda warning". Below are some o

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