Basic Youth Officer

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, February 19, 2018
Ends On: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Stewart Center West
2900 W. Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL
Instructor: Western Illinois University staff
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $130

This program will be beneficial to any officer wishing to act in the capacity of Juvenile Officer for their respective jurisdiction and to meet the requirements of PUBLIC ACT 88-7, which defines a juvenile police officer and mandates training requirements in this regard.

The program will provide officers with the skills and techniques useful in handling problems encountered when dealing with the Juvenile Justice System.  Each trainee will receive training materials for future use.  The course will cover the following topics:
        ~    Overview of Juvenile Justice System
        ~    Juvenile Court Act
        ~    Custody and Detention
        ~    Physical and Sexual Abuse
        ~    Gangs
        ~    Juvenile Substance Abuse

If able, students should bring a copy of the Juvenile Court Act to class.

This is a State Certified course.  Student must attend all of the instruction and pass a written examination with a score of at least 70%.

Enrollment is limited.

This course has been certified by the ILETSB and approved to meet the following mandates:
    ☒    Civil Rights            
    ☒    Constitutional & Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority    
    ☐    Cultural Competency        
    ☒    Procedural Justice
    ☒    Human Rights            
    ☒    Law Updates
    ☒    Lead Homicide Investigator        
    ☐    Use of Force (must include scenario based/similar training)