The Law Enforcement Fellowship Program was implemented in May of 2017 and is currently open for local officers. This fellowship will be a one - week (5 day) program in which meals and lodging will be provided for local officers to travel to Springfield and work with personnel, analysts, and program managers at the STIC. Officers selected will be exposed to the following:
In November of 2018, the Illinois State Police and ILEAS began discussions regarding the use of the ILEAS online Learning Management System (LMS) to recertify expired or nearly expired Breath Alcohol Operators (BAO). The LMS software that ISP used was failing and hundreds of operators were unable to complete the training, get certificates, etc. ILEAS offered to assist ISP since virtually all the agencies affected are ILEAS member agencies. ISP needed time to design and implement a new methodology to recertify BAO’s. ILEAS offered to assist in that effort.
ILEAS began the process in mid-March of 2019 and continued until December 31, 2019. As we learned through the process, there were approximately 10,000 BAOs (including PBT-E) in Illinois outside of Chicago PD. For the first several months, ILEAS focused on identifying and recertifying Operators whose certifications were reaching their four-year final expiration date. By November of 2019, ILEAS had built the tools and processes necessary to recertify everyone. These are the resulting numbers:
Number of operators in the database ISP sent to ILEAS 8,681
Operators added to the database from “in person” initial training classes* 1,132
Total Operators 9,813
The FDA published a final order in February 2015 requiring premarket approval (PMA) applications for new and existing AEDs and necessary AED accessories. Manufacturers of all necessary AED accessories, such as batteries, pad electrodes, adapters and hardware keys for pediatric use, must file a premarket approval application (PMA) by February 3, 2020. If a PMA is not filed by February 3, 2020, the manufacturer must cease marketing their accessories by February 3, 2021. There are now FDA-approved AEDs available, and we encourage you to ensure your AED is FDA-approved; if it is not, you may want to consider beginning making plans to transition to an FDA-approved AED. If you or your organization own(s) an AED system, the FDA recommends you: