(50 ILCS 705/6) (from Ch. 85, par. 506)
    Sec. 6. Powers and duties of the Board; selection and certification of schools. The Board shall select and certify schools within the State of Illinois for the purpose of providing basic training for probationary police officers, probationary county corrections officers, and court security officers and of providing advanced or in-service training for permanent police officers or permanent county corrections officers, which schools may be either publicly or privately owned and operated. In addition, the Board has the following power and duties:
        a. To require local governmental units to furnish
such reports and information as the Board deems necessary to fully implement this Act.
        b. To establish appropriate mandatory minimum
standards relating to the training of probationary local law enforcement officers or probationary county corrections officers, and in-service training of permanent police officers.
        c. To provide appropriate certification to those
probationary officers who successfully complete the prescribed minimum standard basic training course.
        d. To review and approve annual training curriculum
for county sheriffs.
        e. To review and approve applicants to ensure that no
applicant is admitted to a certified academy unless the applicant is a person of good character and has not been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty to, a felony offense, any of the misdemeanors in Sections 11-1.50, 11-6, 11-9.1, 11-14, 11-17, 11-19, 12-2, 12-15, 16-1, 17-1, 17-2, 28-3, 29-1, 31-1, 31-6, 31-7, 32-4a, or 32-7 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, subdivision (a)(1) or (a)(2)(C) of Section 11-14.3 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, or subsection (a) of Section 17-32 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, or Section 5 or 5.2 of the Cannabis Control Act, or a crime involving moral turpitude under the laws of this State or any other state which if committed in this State would be punishable as a felony or a crime of moral turpitude. The Board may appoint investigators who shall enforce the duties conferred upon the Board by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-187, eff. 1-1-20.)