Getting ready for July 1: What You Need to Do Now

 ILACP SAFE-T Act PLUS Trailer Bill changes


Limit of 300 people at each session

Get details on:

  • PA 101-652 – the SAFE-T Act signed by Governor Pritzker on February 22, 2021
  • HB 3443 SA5 – the trailer bill that just passed May 31, 2021

What this training is:

ILACP is bringing together a group of experts who are knowledgeable about both the reform law that is effective July 1 and the trailer bill that made many significant changes in the original law.

The same sessions will be offered twice and give you guidance on what the law says and what you need to do with policies and training to get ready for its implementation.

Major Topics to be addressed:

  • Body camera video review
  • Use of force
    • Chemical agents/irritants/pepper spray
    • Tasers
    • When to pursue
    • Use of deadly force
    • Chokeholds
    • Duty to render aid
    • Duty to intervene

    • New reporting requirements
      • Death in custody
      • Mental health incidents on the street
      • Use of force that results in death or great bodily harm
      • FBI National Use of Force database

      • Other important new topics
        • Attorney General investigations and possible civil penalties
        • Deflection programs and nine new required areas of training
        • Definition of police misconduct
        • Changes in acquiring military surplus equipment
        • No-knock warrants

      • Topics in the law that are deferred to 2022 or 2023 (will be addressed in future training)
        • Arrest for resisting vs. obstruction (2023)
        • Mental health screenings for officers (2022)
        • “30 hours of training every 3 years” (2022)
        • Decertification changes (2022)
        • Anonymous complaints (2022)
        • 3 phone calls for people in custody (2022)
        • Citations in lieu of arrest for Class B and C misdemeanor (2023)
        • Bail gives way to Pretrial Release in bail reform (2023)


This is our team of presenters. Many will be at both sessions, but schedules will vary slightly:

  • Jamie Mosser, Kane County State’s Attorney
  • Tom Haine, Madison County State’s Attorney
  • Jim Glasgow, Will County State’s Attorney, or Assistant State's Attorney Dant Foulk
  • Nancy Donahoe, DuPage County State’s Attorney's office

  • Chief Mitchell R. Davis III, Hazel Crest, ILACP President
  • Chief Marc Maton, Lemont, ILACP Legislative Committee Chair
  • Chief James R. Kruger, Jr., Oak Brook, ILACP Past President
  • Don Zoufal, ILACP legal advisor
  • Ed Wojcicki, ILACP Executive Director
  • John Millner, ILACP lobbyist

  • Chief Patrick Kreis, Vernon Hills
  • Deputy Chief Dale Mitchell, Hazel Crest
  • Chief LaDon Reynolds, Oak Park
  • Jill Leka, attorney, Clark Baird Smith
  • Yvette Heintzelman, attorney, Heintzelman Law

CHOOSE FROM TWO DATES (same program): Click on the date desired to register

Monday, June 28, 2021 – 1 to 4 p.m., via Zoom

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – 9 a.m. to 12 noon, via Zoom

COST: $45 per person

The Zoom link for the training will be sent when you register.