(50 ILCS 705/10.14)
(Text of Section from P.A. 98-311)
Training; animal fighting awareness and humane response.
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall conduct or approve a training program in animal fighting awareness and humane response for law enforcement officers of local government agencies. The purpose of that training shall be to equip law enforcement officers of local government agencies to identify animal fighting operations and respond appropriately. This training shall also include a humane response component that will provide guidelines for appropriate law enforcement response to animal abuse, cruelty, and neglect, or similar condition, as well as training on canine behavior and nonlethal ways to subdue a canine.
(Source: P.A. 98-311, eff. 1-1-14.)
(Text of Section from P.A. 98-358)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2016)
Electronic control devices used by local law enforcement agencies; inspections.
(a) For the purposes of this Section, "electronic control device" means:
(1) any device which is powered by electrical
charging units, such as, batteries, and which fires one or several barbs attached to a length of wire and which, upon hitting a human, can send out a current capable of disrupting the person's nervous system in such a manner as to render the person incapable of normal functioning; or
(2) any device which is powered by electrical
charging units, such as batteries, and which, upon contact with a human or clothing worn by a human, can send out current capable of disrupting the person's nervous system in such a manner as to render the person incapable of normal functioning.
(b) Beginning January 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2015, the Board shall randomly inspect police departments of units of local government and university police departments concerning the use of electronic control devices by law enforcement officers of the departments to determine whether the officers received appropriate training in their use. The Board shall compile the information from the random inspections and analyze the results.
(c) Based on the analysis required in subsection (b), the Board shall issue a report and present its report and findings to the Governor and General Assembly on or before June 30, 2016. The Board in its report may recommend legislation concerning the use of electronic control devices by law enforcement officers and the training of law enforcement officers in the use of those devices.
(d) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2016.
(Source: P.A. 98-358, eff. 1-1-14.)