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We strive to meet the needs of law enforcement throughout the state of Illinois in matters of mutual aid, emergency response, and the combining of resources for public safety.


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ILEAS Accepting Applications for Regional Planning Coordinator Position

The Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System is seeking an ideal candidate to fill the position of Regional Planning Coordinator, to primarily serve the emergency preparedness and response needs of law enforcement agencies located in Lake, McHenry and North Cook County.

The ideal candidate will maintain a home office to accomplish many of the position responsibilities, will be available to travel in his/her personal vehicle within the described region, and will occasionally be available to travel to other locations within the State of Illinois.    In order to avoid an unreasonable amount of travel, candidates’ residency within the served region will be an important consideration. Please refer to the attached Job Description for additional detail on the position responsibilities. 

The Regional Planning Coordinator is considered to be a full time position. Employment conditions are considered FLSA exempt, and work hours are very flexible.  Please note that grant funding for the position is available through June 2023, with no guarantees for funding further ahead.


Federal Continuity of Operation Training

ILEAS has been asked by the Cook County Dept. of Emergency Management and Regional Security to let our members know about a federally funded training opportunity regarding Business Continuity of Operation. This training takes place on ZOOM on February 8th and 9th. 

This virtual training prepares small and large businesses to effectively plan for emergencies of all types. Developed by the Northwest Arkansas Community College’s Institute of Corporate and Public Safety in partnership with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Tyson Foods, Inc., and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., as well as with public sector first responders. This eight-hour management-level course, delivered in two four-hour Zoom sessions, is designed to prepare small and large businesses to effectively plan for emergencies of all types.

Registration link

For more information, please see this brochure. 

ILEAS Hosts COM-L Training

ILEAS is hosting an All-Hazards Position-Specific Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course (E969). The class is March 14-17, 2022. Students are invited to attend Equipment Day on March 18, 2022.

The COML course is a four day class designed to familiarize these professionals with the role and responsibilities of a COML under the NIMS ICS and to provide hands-on exercises that reinforce the lecture materials. This training opportunity gives communications personnel the knowledge to develop and implement effective ICS/NIMS Incident Communications plans, and run the Communications Unit in an efficient manner. Prerequisites include online classes ICS-100,200,700, and 800, and in-person class ICS-300.

Equipment Day is a one day class that covers typical deployable communications equipment used by ILEAS and others. The students get a chance take what they learned in the COML class and apply it in a hands-on setting. Equipment Day is open to anyone who has completed this, or any previous, COML class at any time in the past. Proof of completion may be required.

There is no cost associated with this training. Reimbursement for travel is not available. Lodging and working lunches will be provided for this class.  Anyone interested in attending this class can contact Kelsey Munsterman at or 217-531-0499. Applications are due February 21, 2022.

Valor For For Duty Training Announcement

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJS) Training Announcement.  Since it is Federally-funded, there is no cost for this training. 

VALOR Fit for Duty:  Physical Health for Officer Safety (Virtual Course)
Sponsored by DOJ’s Bureau of Justice Assistance  -  Managed by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR)

Description:  This course will use a data-driven approach to identify potential long-term health risks that come from working in law enforcement.  This course will focus on the physical aspects of officer health and identify purposeful actions that we can take to attain and maintain optimal health and fitness.   The following sessions are now open for registration.  Each registration page will explain the type of training, time, format, etc.

For Questions:

Jenny Cherry  -  (850) 300-7740  -

David Blackmon  -  Senior Program Specialist  -  Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR)  -

Katie Powell  -  (850) 300-7726  -


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