Narcotic Detection Canine Requalification Standards
Posted: 1/11/2019To date, nearly 200 canine teams have registered with the new on-line canine scheduler. Thanks to all for your patience throughout this new process. If you have questions concerning the on-line registration, instructions can be found on our website under the Narcotics Detection Canine Requalification Standards. You can also call LETAC at (217) 726-7014.As a reminder, all ILETSB requalification’s and initial certifications are conducted at no cost to the agency or canine team.We previously discussed phase 2 of the canine project which involves initial training. There is much more to follow on this in the upcoming months. As a reminder, effective January 1, 2019, all newly trained canine teams are required to contact LETAC at (217) 726-7014 to schedule their initial certification test. Click here for a list of approved canine entities.  Click here for Evaluation Instructions. Posted: 12/20/2018 Just a reminder.  Effect January 1, 2019, the new annual K-9 requalification standards will be implemented throughout the state.   Click here to view the designated canine test sites for the 2019 compliance testing.  The eight sites identified in green are offering testing at various times throughout the year.  Contact your local MTU for additional information.Instructions for the Online Canine Requalification Scheduler. 

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Conor's Law - ILETSB Model Policy Available

Posted: 6/7/2018

Conor's Law - ILETSB Model Policy on the Response and Release of Individuals Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol: Last year, PA 100-537 was passed requiring the Board to create a model policy to train law enforcement officers on how to respond to individuals who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of an arrest - with special considerations for those under age 21. After researching the general issues, discussions with stakeholders, and an invitation for public comment, we are pleased to share this model policy with the law enforcement community. While law enforcement agencies are not mandated to make any changes under this law, we believe that this model policy stands as an example of how to balance several concerns while maintaining the safety interests of the detainee. This document will be permanently available in the new section of the Board’s website for “Model Policies” under the “Resources” tab.

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