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Public Act 099-0261


 

Public Act 0261 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 099-0261
 
HB4112 EnrolledLRB099 09363 AWJ 29568 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Police Training Act is amended by
adding Section 10.17 as follows:
 
    (50 ILCS 705/10.17 new)
    Sec. 10.17. Crisis intervention team training. The
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board shall
develop and approve a standard curriculum for a certified
training program in crisis intervention addressing specialized
policing responses to people with mental illnesses. The Board
shall conduct Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training programs
that train officers to identify signs and symptoms of mental
illness, to de-escalate situations involving individuals who
appear to have a mental illness, and connect that person in
crisis to treatment. Officers who have successfully completed
this program shall be issued a certificate attesting to their
attendance of a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training
program.

Effective Date: 1/1/2016