Training Center

Welcome to the ILEAS Training Center

Located in Urbana, Illinois, the ILEAS Training Center and Headquarters is one of the premier training sites in the Midwest. This multi-functional facility is located on a 13-acre campus and offers over 60,000 square feet of classroom, office and training space. Classrooms range in size from a breakout room for 12 to a spacious auditorium that can seat up to 120 people classroom style.

The ILEAS Training Center is state-of-the-art, with audio and video conference capabilities.

In addition to classroom training, there are several areas available for tactical, crime scene, K9 and other scenario-based training.

Training Mission

To support cross-disciplinary homeland security training with an emphasis on law enforcement and public safety at the local, state, and federal level.  This will be accomplished by providing a versatile facility which can be used to conduct a variety of training programs:

  • Realistic tactical training in residential, office, and institutional settings, as well as formal classroom instruction.
  • State of Illinois approved and sponsored tactical and other training such as, but not limited to:  Basic SWAT, Active Shooter, and UI Police Training Institute Basic Law Enforcement courses.
  • Computer training for State intelligence and data dissemination systems.
  • Incident command integrated with field operations training and exercises for entire communities in conjunction with the Illinois Fire Service Institute.

Research Mission

To work with industry and government in testing new products, procedures, and processes with an emphasis on public safety and law enforcement.  ILEAS is dedicated to developing and maintaining realistic testing environments, utilizing working law enforcement officers in this process.

Operational Mission

To provide operational support to public safety, homeland security, and public health agencies in Illinois and throughout the Midwest.