Mandatory Training Matrix (effective January 1, 2022)
Annually: Minimum in-service training requirements (no hourly minimum given):
- Law Updates (Effective 1/1/2016)
- Emergency Medical Response training & certification (Effective 7/1/2022)
- Crisis intervention training (Effective 7/1/2022)
- Officer wellness & mental health (Effective 7/1/2022)
- Firearms Restraining Order Act
- Firearms Qualification
Every 2 Years: Minimum in-service training requirements for officers primarily assigned to a school:
- School Resource Officer Certification (Complete 40-hour ILETSB SRO Course or waiver). After initial certification, one course that includes Juvenile Law, Active Threat Response and Officer and Youth Interaction-At least a 3-hour course in each topic.) (Effective 1/1/2021)
Every 3 Years: Minimum in-service training requirements (30 hours of training – minimum):
- Constitutional & Proper use of Law Enforcement Authority (First due by 12/31/2018)
- Procedural Justice (First due by 12/31/2018)
- Civil Rights (First due by 12/31/2018)
- Human Rights (First due by 12/31/2018)
- Reporting child abuse & neglect (First due by 12/31/2022)
- Cultural Competency (including implicit bias & racial sensitivity) (First due by 12/31/2024)
- Sexual Assault/Abuse Trauma Informed Response (First due by 12/31/2019)
- Sexual Assault/Abuse Investigator (First due by 12/31/2018). (Required for sexual assault investigators)
- Use of Force (Effective 7/1/2022). (At least 12 hours of hands-on, scenario-based role-playing)
- At least 6 hours of instruction on use of force techniques, including the use of de-escalation techniques to prevent or reduce the need for force whenever safe and feasible or when force must be used, to use force that is objectively reasonable, necessary, and proportional under the totality of the circumstances; and to ensure appropriate supervision and accountability.
- At least 6 hours of training focused on high-risk traffic stops.
- Specific training on officer safety techniques, including cover, concealment, and time.
- Specific training on the law concerning stops, searches, and the use of force under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Every 4 Years: 32 hours Minimum in-service training requirements:
- Lead Homicide Investigator (Effective 1/1/2012). Specialty Position only
Every 5 Years: Minimum in-service training requirements (no hourly minimum given):
- Psychology of Domestic Violence (First due by 12/31/2021)