TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER V: ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND STANDARDS BOARD
PART 1720 ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING ACT
SECTION 1720.10 COURSE REQUIREMENTS


 

Section 1720.10  Course Requirements

 

a)         Minimum Hours

 

1)         The Board, from time to time, shall set the minimum number of hours in prescribed subjects of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course.  An hour of instruction is defined as being 50 minutes of actual instruction plus a 10 minute recess period.

 

2)         The Board strongly recommends that the minimum number of hours set by the Board be exceeded whenever possible.

 

b)         The Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course shall consist of concentrated study which is continuous and full time.

 

c)         The Basic Course shall cover the prescribed subjects with the instructional time as specified in the approved curriculum and instructor's guides.

 

d)         Training in advanced and specialized areas of police work must follow curricula approved by the Board to be reimbursable.

 

e)         In-service refresher type training on a departmental or regional level should be designed to meet particular problems of that locale.  Therefore, each proposed course of this type shall be considered for reimbursement on an individual basis by the Board.

 

f)         As a general rule, the Board will not certify any course of training that is not at least 30 hours in length, with training to cover no less than 6 hours each day on consecutive days.

 

(Source:  Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 13537, effective September 23, 2004)