Illinois Use of Force Guidelines (Glen Ellyn, IL)


08:00 am – 05:00 pm 


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The Gold Standard in Law Enforcement Training for over 40 Years!
Venue: College of DuPage Homeland Security Education Building (HEC 1022)
425 Fawell Blvd. Wheaton IL 60189
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  •  June 5, 2024 - June 6, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm


College of DuPage Homeland Security Education Building (HEC 1022), 425 Fawell Blvd., Wheaton, Illinois, 60189, United States

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Course Description



The Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board (ILETSB) has established mandated training requirements for Illinois Peace officers. Such training equates to 30 hours within a three-year period. Calibre Press, with over 40 years of state-of-the-art, up-to-date researched training has created a specially designed 16-hour course that specifically addresses most of the subject matters -required by the ILETSB.

The required subjects addressed in our two-day course include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 6 Hours of Instruction On: Use of force techniques including the use of de-escalation techniques designed to prevent or reduce the need for force whenever safe and feasible


  • 6 Hours of Instruction Focused on: Traffic stops, including high-risk stops, as well as:
    • The law concerning stops & searches
    • Laws regulating the use of force under the 4th Amendment of the US Constitution
    • The Graham Standard
    • LE Policies & Procedures
    • The Illinois SAFE-T Act


  • Safety Techniques & Considerations
    • Time
    • Cover & Concealment
    • Distance
    • Communication


  • Acute Stress: How the mind and body reacts during such experiences


  • Tactics & Techniques for Patrol Officers
    • Approach to People
    • Approach to Vehicles
    • Approach to Buildings




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