Link to ILETSB In-Service Mandated Training Guidelines Jan 2022

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)

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 (no hourly minimum given unless noted):

  • 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). Specialty Position only

Every 3 Years: 30 hours Minimum in-service training requirements:

  • Knowledge of policies and laws regulating the Use of Force (Effective 7/1/2022)
  • Tactics & skills, including de-escalation techniques, to prevent or reduce the need to use force 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. (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.
    • Specific training on the law concerning stops, searches, and the use of force under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
    • Specific training on officer safety techniques, including cover, concealment, and time.
    • At least 6 hours of training focused on high-risk traffic stops.

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)