(20 ILCS 2605/2605-98)
    Sec. 2605-98. Training; sexual assault and sexual abuse.
    (a) The Department of State Police shall conduct or approve training programs in trauma-informed responses and investigations of sexual assault and sexual abuse, which include, but is not limited to, the following:
        (1) recognizing the symptoms of trauma;
        (2) understanding the role trauma has played in a
    
victim's life;
        (3) responding to the needs and concerns of a victim;
        (4) delivering services in a compassionate,
    
sensitive, and nonjudgmental manner;
        (5) interviewing techniques in accordance with the
    
curriculum standards in subsection (f) of this Section;
        (6) understanding cultural perceptions and common
    
myths of sexual assault and sexual abuse; and
        (7) report writing techniques in accordance with the
    
curriculum standards in subsection (f) of this Section.
    (b) This training must be presented in all full and part-time basic law enforcement academies on or before July 1, 2018.
    (c) The Department must present this training to all State police officers within 3 years after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly and must present in-service training on sexual assault and sexual abuse response and report writing training requirements every 3 years.
    (d) The Department must provide to all State police officers who conduct sexual assault and sexual abuse investigations, specialized training on sexual assault and sexual abuse investigations within 2 years after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly and must present in-service training on sexual assault and sexual abuse investigations to these officers every 3 years.
    (e) Instructors providing this training shall have successfully completed training on evidence-based, trauma-informed, victim-centered responses to cases of sexual assault and sexual abuse and have experience responding to sexual assault and sexual abuse cases.
    (f) The Department shall adopt rules, in consultation with the Office of the Illinois Attorney General and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, to determine the specific training requirements for these courses, including, but not limited to, the following:
        (1) evidence-based curriculum standards for report
    
writing and immediate response to sexual assault and sexual abuse, including trauma-informed, victim-centered interview techniques, which have been demonstrated to minimize retraumatization, for all State police officers; and
        (2) evidence-based curriculum standards for
    
trauma-informed, victim-centered investigation and interviewing techniques, which have been demonstrated to minimize retraumatization, for cases of sexual assault and sexual abuse for all State Police officers who conduct sexual assault and sexual abuse investigations.
(Source: P.A. 99-801, eff. 1-1-17.)