The ILEAS Mission


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.


"STRENGTH THROUGH COOPERATION"


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News

Illinois Chiefs of Police Association President Chief Lou Jogmen Statement on Highland Park Shooting

The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police President, Highland Park Chief Lou Jogmen, released a statement on July 7th, thanking all the mutual aid partners that assisted his agency in the aftermath of the July 4th mass shooting. Chief Jogmen specifically mentioned ILEAS as being a critical factor contributing to their successful management of the scene and the follow up investigation. ILEAS staff and partners were on the ground and in full support of Highland Park PD throughout the entire operation.  For more details on Chief Jogmen's statement, please click here. 

2nd Annual National Law Enforcement Survival Summit

The Peacemaker Project 703 has announced its partnership with The Wounded Blue  to put on the National Law Enforcement Survival Summit to be held in Terre Haute, IN October 11-14th, 2022.  This week is designed to help active & retired officers prevent injuries and prepare to deal with the unfortunate experiences they encounter in the line of duty. Spouses are also welcome to attend. For more information and to register, click this link.   This is a poster developed for this event with more information.  ILEAS encourages officers and spouses to consider attending this event.  

ILEAS to Host COMT Course This Fall

ILEAS is hosting a DHS-CISA Communications Technician (COMT) Course. The class is October 3-7, 2022.

COMT is designed to introduce public safety professionals and support staff to various communications concepts and technologies including interoperable communications solutions, LMR communications, satellite, telephone, data, and computer technologies used in incident response and planned events. Pre-requisites include online classes ICS-100, 200, 700, and 800.

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 kemunsterman@ileas.org or 217-531-0499. Applications are due September 12, 2022.

ILEAS to Host COML Course This Fall

One of the issues that comes up during almost every incident or event is Communications Issues.

ILEAS is hosting an All-Hazards Position-Specific Communications Unit Leader (COML) Course (E969). The class is September 19-22, 2022. Students are invited to attend Equipment Day on September 23, 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. Pre-requisites 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 kemunsterman@ileas.org or 217-531-0499. Applications are due August 29, 2022.

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