Bill Status of HB3643 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE TRAINING-BACK THE BADGE
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett, Ryan Spain, Michael T. Marron, Andrew S. Chesney, Avery Bourne, Tony McCombie, Daniel Swanson, Patrick Windhorst, Dave Severin, Paul Jacobs, Amy Elik, Mark Luft, Amy Grant, David A. Welter and Charles Meier
| 1/10/2023||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Creates within the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board a Recruitment Division. Provides that the Division shall establish a Back the Badge program, which shall establish recruitment plans for law enforcement agencies. Provides that the Division shall determine and prioritize specific characteristics that a law enforcement agency and community desire in their police officers. Provides that the Division shall cooperate with law enforcement agencies to determine a strategy to hire and retain sworn police officers who are diverse and reflective of the community, and the priorities of the law enforcement agencies.