ILETSB Executive Institute Online Learning Network - FREE


The Online Learning Network

Today's criminal justice practitioner strives for training that is relevant, engaging, and focus-centered.  Equally important for some, is the modality in which the training is received.  This is why the ILETSB Executive Institute introduced a series of cost-free online courses that gives criminal justice practitioners the flexibility to learn from home or at work.

Why Choose The Online Learning Network?

  • No cost to Illinois criminal justice agencies
  • Many courses meet mandated training requirements
  • 24-hour accessibility
  • Enhanced engagement that leads to improved retention
  • Interactive learning activities
  • Learning and knowledge assessments
  • Relevant topics for criminal justice practitioners
  • Student User Manual and Person-to-Person Help Desk
  • Retention of training records and Student Learning Portfolio
  • Certificate of Completion

Who May Use The Online Learning Network?

Active Illinois certified law enforcement officers, correctional officers, and telecommunicators may register for an account with The Online Learning Network (OLN), a cost-free resource for online training.

How to Create an Account

Visit and select 'Request Student Account'.  Complete the fields of the Account Request Form.  All new accounts must have a unique email address.   Duplicates are not allowed.

Account requests will be confirmed within 24 hours on business days (M-F).  An email will arrive from with a User login and temporary password.  If this message does not arrive in the inbox of the email listed for the account, please check the Junk/Spam folder.

Student Learning Portfolio and Course Certificate

Each user has their own unique Student Learning Portfolio that identifies their progress in coursework.  A Certificate of Completion is available for download in the Student Portfolio.

More Information

Contact Registrar Emilie Payne at or (309) 298-2646.  Visit the ILETSB Executive Institute website at

Effective Date:  March 17, 2017

The following charts outline the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) Executive Institute Online Learning Network (OLN) courses by training mandate, Lead Homicide Investigator recertification, and pending courses.  These courses are certified and approved by the ILETSB for the listed training mandates.


OLN COURSE with ♦Approved Mandate (2017) 

Annual Firearms Qualification:  A Review of the Use of Force with a Firearm

♦ Use of Force

Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement - 1

♦ Cultural Competency    ♦ Human Rights    ♦ Procedural Justice

CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive)

♦ Procedural Justice

Counter Terrorism Awareness

♦ Cultural Competency    ♦  Problem-Oriented Policing

Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans K-12

♦ Procedural Justice

Domestic Violence (College & University)

♦ Civil Rights    ♦ Human Rights    ♦Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority   ♦ Law Updates


♦ Procedural Justice

Homeland Security Orientation

♦ Procedural Justice

Human Trafficking

♦ Civil Rights    ♦ Human Rights   ♦ Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority   ♦ Law Updates

Opioid Overdose Response

♦ Procedural Justice

Sexual Assault (College and University)

♦ Human Rights    ♦ Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority   ♦ Law Updates

Sexual Assault

♦ Human Rights    ♦ Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority    ♦ Law Updates

Sexual Harassment: Definitions and Prevention

♦ Civil Rights    ♦ Human Rights

Social Networking

♦ Procedural Justice     ♦ Law Updates

Special Population in Corrections

♦ Procedural Justice

Stalking (College and University)

♦ Human Rights     ♦ Law Updates


♦ Human Rights    ♦ Law Updates


  • Case Preparation and Courtroom Testimony
  • Crime Scene Identification
  • Fundamentals of Investigation
  • Fundamentals of Report Writing
  • Interview and Interrogation
  • Media Relations


Civil Rights and Civil Liability

♦ Civil Rights    ♦ Human Rights    ♦ Procedural Justice    ♦ Law Updates

Cultural Competency

♦ Civil Rights    ♦ Cultural Competency     ♦ Human Rights    ♦ Procedural Justice

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

♦ Civil Rights     ♦ Human Rights     ♦ Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority    ♦ Procedural Justice     

♦ Law Updates

Procedural Justice

♦ Cultural Competency     ♦ Procedural Justice