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BASIC TRAINING COURSE FOR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS - 480 Hour
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 38 minimum, 40 maximum
480 hours
 

This course prepares trainees for the performance of their duties as Illinois local law enforcement officers. Instructional units for this course include the following: Illinois Vehicle Code, Physical Training, Criminal Offenses in Illinois, Civil Rights and Civil Liability, Firearms, Law Enforcement Driving, and First Responder. Evaluations will be made on the basis of written examinations, performance in field practical exercises (Physical Training, Control and Arrest Tactics, and Firearms), classroom participation, and behavior.

Students must achieve an overall academic average of 70 percent and successfully demonstrate skills during practical exercises.

To obtain certification from the Board, students must also achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a comprehensive examination.

For each supervisor provided to assist in the administration of this course, one student slot is provided to that agency at no charge.

The 480-hour class includes additional practical exercises and precision driving.

The applicant needs to be employed by a city police or county sheriff's department in Illinois to attend this training.

Advanced Agent Training
Not certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 30 minimum, 45 maximum
5 days
This course is designed for experienced investigators. Topics such as Sex Crimes, White Collar Crimes, Supervising Drug Units, Homicide Investigation, etc. are offered on a quarterly basis. Call for upcoming topic and registration information.
At-Scene Crash Investigation
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 30 minimum, 35 maximum
80 hours

This course teaches police officers and investigators At-Scene Traffic Crash Investigation beyond the basic level. Students learn to make effective measurements, sketches, and take photographs of crash scenes and understand the purpose of such documentation. Interviewing techniques are also covered. This intermediate level course is a prerequisite for Crash Reconstructionist certification. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination and successfully demonstrate skills during practical exercises.

Prerequisite: Basic Traffic Collision Investigation

Basic Juvenile Officers Training
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 35 minimum, 40 maximum
32 hours

This course provides law enforcement officers with a basic knowledge of the Juvenile Court Act and other child-related laws, such as child abuse and neglect. Additional topics to be discussed include the role of the State's Attorney, courts, and social agencies (that serve as resource centers) to better enable juvenile officers to protect the rights of youth in Illinois. Students will be required to achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.

Prerequisite: Participants must be Illinois state, county, or municipal law enforcement officers.

Breath Alcohol Training
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 12 minimum, 24 maximum
28 hours

This course is designed to prepare the Breath Analyzer Operator for actual operation of the breath test instrument. The course will address such issues as: Law Surrounding DUI Arrests, Physiology and Pharmacology of Alcohol in the Human Body, Theories of Breath Testing, Operation of Breath Test Instruments, and Courtroom Preparation and Presentation.

Students much achieve 70 percent on a written examination in order to be licensed as a Breath Analyzer Operator. There will also be a practical examination in which the student conducts analyses using a wet bath simulator and a controlled reference solution. All analyses must be within plus/minus .01 of the controlled reference solution.

Illinois State Police Canine Training - Dual Purpose Dog
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 4 minimum, 6 maximum
320 hours
Officer provides his/her own dog which must pass an ISP screening test.

This course trains K-9s for use as a patrol protection and narcotic detection tool. This hands-on training will teach various uses of the K-9 unit, K-9 Case Law, and Proper Care and Maintenance of a K-9. The handler and K-9 will be trained as a team. Areas of instruction will include: Obedience, Agility, Article Search, Tracking, Narcotic Detection, Cadaver Detection, Criminal Apprehension, and a building and area search.

The handler and K-9 are required to successfully complete a practical examination.

Command Post Operations
Enrollment: 25 minimum, 30 maximum
24 hours
This course brings all emergency response disciplines together in a program that combines classroom instruction with highly realistic role-playing scenarios using our Model City Simulator. Geared primarily for middle or upper level management students, this class begins with an overview of the topics presented in the Critical Incident Response class, then delves more deeply into the organization and use of the Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The class culminates with a large-scale Unified Command Post exercise. This class is designed as a multi-discipline program and needs students from police, fire and emergency medical services to be effective. Police and/or fire telecommunicators should be included as students. “Non-traditional” responders, such as; Red Cross, city/county/state public works, airport management/security, school management/security and hospital management/security will also add the reality of this training.

Prerequisite: None.

Control and Arrest Tactics
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 20 minimum, 25 maximum
32 hours
The goal of this program is to provide information pertaining to Use of Force, Civil Liability, and Control and Arrest Techniques. Students will be taught effective Communication Skills, Handcuffing and Searching Techniques, and Weapon Defense and Disarming Techniques. Students will be required to successfully complete practical exercises and achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.
Critical Incident Response
Enrollment: 12 minimum, 20 maximum
24 hours
This course provides law enforcement officers with the skills required to safely respond to and manage the initial stages of all types of critical incidents. A simple “game plan,” called the Seven Critical Tasks, allows the first responding supervisor to take control of a rapidly unfolding incident, stabilize the scene and prepare for the arrival of specialized assets. Topics include: The role and responsibility of the first responding officer/supervisor, an overview of HazMat/WMD issues and critical incident stress. This class also provides a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Each student will have the opportunity to become an Incident Commander in highly realistic exercises on our Model City Simulator. While oriented primarily toward police officers, this class is beneficial to all first response disciplines and non-police students are encourage to attend.

Prerequisite: Police participants must have completed a basic law enforcement academy.

Emergency Vehicle Operation Course
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 6 minimum, 12 maximum
35 hours

This program is directed toward 400 Hour Basic Training Course graduates who have less than two years of law enforcement driving experience. Programs will be scheduled based upon site availability and the number of applications processed. The course consists of classroom lecture, practical driving maneuvers, and will address the importance of Driver Attitude, Laws and Liability, Vehicle Dynamics, Defensive Driving, and various driving techniques using Illinois State Police vehicles.

Students will be evaluated daily on their practical skills and must maintain an overall satisfactory score of 70 percent for course completion. The overall score is based upon a written examination, precision driving practical, and highway response practical. Additionally, the student must score a 70 percent in each discipline.

First Responder
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 15 minimum, 20 maximum
40 hours
The goal of this program is to provide a basic trauma care course for police officers, which is recognized by state and federal health, and law enforcement agencies. To successfully complete the program, students must pass a written examination with a minimum score of 75 percent and successfully pass each practical exercise.
First Responder Update
Not certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 10 minimum, 35 maximum
4 hours
This course is designed to provide required annual updating for the student who has already completed either a 40-hour or a 20-hour First Responder course. The course includes CPR re-certification.
Marijuana Leaf Identification
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 6 minimum, 10 maximum
80 hours

This training introduces students to the forensic science laboratory. Students will be able to identify cannabis using a microscopic test and the modified Duquenois-Levine test, write a report based upon the results of tests, and testify and explain the results of tests in court. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.

Contact Rick Paulas, Forensic Sciences Center at Chicago 312-433-8000 extension 2014

Illinois State Police Portable Scale Operator Certification
Not certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 10 minimum, 12 maximum
4 hours
Designed for Illinois State Police Officers. This course provides detailed instruction on proper operation of portable scale devices used in conjunction with overweight enforcement. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.
Second Division and Overweight Vehicle Enforcement
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 30 minimum, 35 maximum
40 hours
Designed for all law enforcement officers. This course provides detailed instruction on enforcing truck size, weight, and measurement laws. Bridge laws are also covered. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.
Technical Crash Investigation
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 30 minimum, 35 maximum
80 hours

A follow-up to the At-Scene Traffic Crash Investigation course dealing with the analysis of data from traffic crashes. Students learn in the classroom and during field projects. Topics to be covered include: Vehicle Damage Assessment, Lamp Filament and Tire Damage Analysis, Post-crash Situational Map Construction, Data Gathering, Organization and Interpretation, Road Hazard Analysis, Technical Report Writing, and Legal Aspects of Crash Investigation. This course is a prerequisite for Crash Reconstructionist certification. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination and successfully demonstrate skills during practical exercises.

Prerequisite: At-Scene Crash Investigation.

Traffic Crash Reconstruction
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 25 minimum, 30 maximum
80 hours

The overall goal of this program is to complete training necessary for an officer to operate efficiently and independently as a Traffic Crash Reconstruction Officer. Topics of instruction include: Mathematics, Newton's Laws review, Time/Distance studies, Conservation of Linear Momentum, Vector Sum Analysis, Determining Principle Direction of Force and Delta V, Commercial Vehicle topics, Critical Speed, Weight Shift and Lane Change formulas, and Field Projects.

Successful completion of this course will qualify the student to test for state certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) and for national certification with the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR).

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the 80-hour At-Scene Crash Investigation course, the 80-hour Technical Crash Investigation course, and the 40-hour Vehicle Dynamics course.

Vehicle Dynamics
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 20 minimum, 25 maximum
40 hours

The purpose of this training is to provide participants with training in Vehicle Dynamics as related to traffic collision investigation and traffic collision reconstruction. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to accomplish the following: accurately determine the velocity of crash vehicles given time and distance traveled, determine the momentum of vehicles based on a given rate of acceleration and weight, explain how energy transfer affects damage to crash vehicles and injury to drivers and occupants, and define the meaning of thrust and center mass.

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the 80-hour At-Scene Crash Investigation Course and the 80-hour Technical Crash Investigation Course.

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
CPR/First Responder Instructor Course
Not certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 4 minimum, 8 maximum
64 hours

This course is designed to prepare the student to teach the American Heart Association’s approved CPR course and the Department of Transportation (DOT) approved First Responder course. The course covers instructional theory and methods, and concentrates on actual teaching of CPR and First Responder topics.

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the American Heart Association or Red Cross CPR course within one year prior to taking this course and the DOT approved 40-hour or 20-hour First Responder course.

Crowd Control Instructor Certification Course
Not certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 10 minimum, 22 maximum
34 hours
The goals of this program are to standardize crowd control techniques enabling law enforcement agencies to work together as a team and to provide officers with skills and knowledge to assist with understanding and predicting crowd characteristics, actions, and purpose. This course trains law enforcement personnel to teach crowd control techniques. Areas of instruction include baton strikes, mass arrest techniques, and crowd control formations. Students will be certified as trainers, allowing them to return to their agencies and train their personnel in basic crowd control techniques. Students will receive a certificate upon successful completion of a practical exercise. Students will be required to achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination and successfully complete the student teaching practical exercise.
Date Rape Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault Awareness/Train-the-Trainer
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 12 minimum, 30 maximum
20 hours
This course is designed for instructors to administer training in the area of Date Rape and Club/Rave drugs. Areas of instruction include: Date Rape/Rave/Club Drugs, Victim Advocacy, Investigating Date Rape Incidents, Classroom Management, and Curriculum Delivery. Upon completion of the course, students are certified to teach an 8-hour block of instruction covering Date Rape/Rave/Club Drugs, Victim Advocacy, and Investigating Date Rape Incidents.
Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor Course
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 8 minimum, 12 maximum
80 hours

This training will be presented to county, municipal, and state law enforcement officers. The goal of this program is to prepare participants to instruct law enforcement personnel in the proper use of emergency vehicles. This course will develop the proper skills needed to become a safe, confident driver, and provide students with the basic instructional techniques required to present Emergency Vehicle Operation Course programs. This course integrates instructional techniques with driving skills and provides officers with the information and abilities to create a program not only consistent in its driver's training techniques, but efficient and professional in its presentation. Students must achieve a minimum overall score of 85 percent on evaluated practical skills and written examination.

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed a Basic Emergency Vehicle Operation Course or equivalent.

Instructor Development School
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 12 minimum, 15 maximum
35 hours
This course is available to Illinois State Police personnel and local law enforcement personnel to develop the student's knowledge and skills for instructing law enforcement personnel in performance-based instruction. Participants will prepare lesson plans and presentations for videotaping and evaluation, and attend lectures and demonstrations. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to write a complete lesson plan with goals, student performance objectives, and lecture outline. The student will operate audio visual equipment, prepare and present a lecture, and demonstrate proper instructional techniques. Students will be evaluated on lesson plan construction, written examination, and a videotaped final presentation.
Standard Field Sobriety Testing Instructor School
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 15 minimum, 24 maximum
32 hours
This course is designed to prepare the student to train police officers in the use of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST) in order to investigate and convict persons who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination to successfully complete this course.
Traffic Radar/LIDAR Instructor School
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 20 minimum, 25 maximum
40 hours
This course enables the law enforcement officer to become proficient in the use of police traffic RADAR/LIDAR and to conduct training programs for other members of his/her agency. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.
INVESTIGATION
Basic Narcotics Investigation
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 35 minimum, 40 maximum
40 hours
This training is provided to full-time, non-probationary Illinois State Police Task Force and Metropolitan Enforcement Group personnel. The overall goal is to train officers in the basic skills necessary to effectively investigate narcotics activity. This course will give the officer or agent a basic working knowledge of the various categories of narcotics enforcement. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination and successfully complete a practical exercise.
Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I Training
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 30 minimum, 40 maximum
24 hours
This course is offered to full-time, non-probationary state, county, and municipal law enforcement officers. Training is provided in the legal, practical, and technical aspects of the interception of private oral communications and related investigation and prosecution techniques. Students learn through lecture and practical training. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination and successfully demonstrate the minimization process, as it relates to overhears, during a practical exercise. Agency heads must submit a letter of application to the Director of the Illinois State Police at 801 South Seventh Street, Suite 1100-S, Springfield, Illinois 62703.
Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I Recertification
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 15 minimum, 20 maximum
16 hours

This training is exclusively for law enforcement personnel already certified as Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officers. The overall goal is to present a refresher course in the legal, technical, and practical techniques of the interception of private oral communications.

Prerequisite: The student must hold a certificate as an Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I.

Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer II Training
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 10minimum, 12 maximum
73 hours
This course is offered to full-time, non-probationary state, county, and municipal law enforcement officers who have valid certification at the Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I level. The overall goal of this training is to train officers in the technical aspects of the interception of private oral wire communications and the related investigation and prosecution techniques.

The students will understand telephone company policies and procedures, correctly order a circuit, physically identify various color-coded telephone pairs, properly use specialized telephone tools and apparatus, understand the operation of a dialed number recorder and associated equipment, explain the theory of direct current and Ohm's Law, demonstrate proficiency in the installation of telephone intercept equipment, and conduct listening post operations.

Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on two written examinations and successfully demonstrate skills during practical exercises. Agency heads must submit a letter of application to the Director of the Illinois State Police, 801 South Seventh Street, Suite 1100-S, Springfield, Illinois 62703.

Prerequisite: Student must hold certificate as an Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I.

Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer II Recertification
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 15 minimum, 20 maximum
16 hours

The overall goal is to present a refresher course in the technical aspects of the interception of private oral wire communications and related investigation and prosecution techniques. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written and practical examination.

Prerequisite: The student must hold a certificate as an Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer II.

Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer III Training
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 10 minimum, 12 maximum
110 hours

This training is offered to full-time, non-probationary state, county, and municipal law enforcement officers who have valid certification at both the Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I and II levels. Open to Illinois law enforcement officers only. The goal of this course is to teach students to accomplish the interception of private oral communication in a premise or vehicle as authorized by a court of competent jurisdiction. Topics covered will include the installation of radio and telephone equipment and the methods by which sophisticated alarm systems and lock mechanisms may be by-passed.

Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on two written examinations and a comprehensive examination, and successfully demonstrate skills during practical exercises.

Agency heads must submit a letter of application to the Director of the Illinois State Police, 125 East Monroe Street, P. O. Box 19461, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9461

Prerequisite: The student must hold a certificate as an Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer I and II.

Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer III Recertification
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 10 minimum, 12 maximum
32 hours
This training is exclusively for law enforcement personnel already certified as Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officers III. The overall goal of this program is to review the process and legalities necessary to accomplish the interception of private oral communication in a premise or vehicle as authorized by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written and practical examination.

Prerequisite: The student must hold a certificate as an Electronic Criminal Surveillance Officer III.

Motor Vehicle Theft For Investigators
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 25 minimum, 35 maximum
36.5 hours
This training will be presented to state and municipal police officers who have been designated by their departments as vehicle theft investigators. The overall goals of this program are to apply vehicle theft investigation techniques and to learn the methodology necessary to present a case for prosecution. Training will be delivered through lecture and practical exercises. Students will be required to achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination.
New Agent Training
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 35 minimum, 40 maximum
192 hours
This training is provided to permanent, full-time, investigative personnel. The overall goal is to train officers in the basic skills necessary to effectively investigate criminal activity. This course will give the agent training in interview and interrogation skills, report writing, and narcotics investigations. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70 percent on a written examination and successfully complete a practical exercise.
Technical Investigation Audio Equipment Program
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: 15 minimum, 25 maximum
16 hours

This course is designed to increase the effectiveness of major criminal investigations by instructing state and local law enforcement officers in legal, technical, and practical aspects of in-person and telephonic overhears utilizing body worn tape recorders and radio frequency transmitters. Students are encouraged to bring their department's audio equipment for hands-on training used in conjunction with field practical exercises. State-of-the-art technical equipment will be on display from various vendors. A letter to the Director of the Illinois State Police is not required.

Prerequisite: Full-time Law Enforcement Officer.

Technical Investigation Video Equipment Program
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified for reimbursement
Enrollment: minimum 15, maximum 25
32 hours
This course is designed to increase the effectiveness of major criminal investigations by instructing state and local law enforcement officers in legal, technical, and practical aspects of video surveillance. The course will teach students the proper utilization of video surveillance equipment used by law enforcement, including night vision equipment, miniature cameras, video enhancement equipment, and time-lapse video systems.

Students are encouraged to bring their department's video equipment for hands-on training used in conjunction with field practical exercises. State-of-the-art technical equipment will be on display from various vendors.

Prerequisite: Full-time Law Enforcement Officer.

 
 

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