Bill Status of HB5805 101st General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE TRAINING-USE OF FORCE
Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the training curriculum for probationary and permanent police officers shall include: (1) at least 12 hours of hands-on, scenario-based role-playing; (2) at least 6 hours of instruction on use of force techniques, including the use of de-escalation techniques to prevent or reduce the need for force whenever safe and feasible; (3) specific training on officer safety techniques, including cover, concealment, and time; and (4) at least 6 hours of training focused on high-risk traffic stops. Requires the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to adopt minimum standards for police training that includes annual advanced first-aid training and certification. Requires the Board to adopt rules and minimum standards for in-service training requirements consisting of at least 30 hours of training every 2 years, and including training similar to that added to the curriculum requirements for probationary and permanent police officers.