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."
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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).
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:
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.
The 2017/2018 Legislative Update has been posted on the MTU1 website.
This Publication is a comprehensive listing of legislative changes
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.
THE THIRD CIRCUIT AGREES WITH THE DISTRICT COURT’S FINDING THAT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS HAD A REASONABLE, ARTICULABLE SUSPICION TO CONDUCT A TERRY STOP AND AFFIRMED THE DISTRICT COURT’S DENIAL OF THE DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO SUPPRESS
From Public Agency Training Agency
Free copy of the July issue
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High Court Denies Police Liability in Use-of-Force Case
| in The Crime Report Your Criminal Justice Network
The U.S. Supreme Court today unanimously struck down a “provocation rule” of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which said that police officers may be held liable when they seize someone using reasonable force after committing a separate Fourth Amendment violation that contributed to the need to use force.
Courses being taught throughout the state include cases from various Appellate Districts. Please remember that decisions made in one Appellate District are not binding upon other Appellate Districts.
Force Science News- Appeals court issues guidelines for UOF in non-criminal emergencies
Facing a medical emergency and a use-of-force dilemma, did this sheriff’s deputy do the right thing?
The deputy, working road patrol for the Oakland County (MI) SO, responded one June afternoon to a call at a residence near Detroit where four paramedics were struggling to help a man overcome a life-threatening diabetic crisis.
According to later documents in the case, a finger prick had established that his blood-sugar level was “extremely low at 38,” the normal range being 60-110. Left untreated, the “medical emergency” could “lead to prolonged seizure and death.”