Bill Status of HB5805 101st General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE TRAINING-USE OF FORCE
Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
| 1/13/2021||House||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.