The objectives of the regional in-service training program are to:

Provide sufficient courses to meet the demand of each county sheriff's department and local police department

Encourage full-time and certified part-time police officers, correctional officers and coroners to upgrade their knowledge and skills

Assist with policy and procedure information

Schedule quality training programs at convenient locations for all officer participation

Encourage all agencies to use the media films and tapes at Western Illinois University provided by the State Training Board and MTU's

Encourage Advisory Board members to provide training input and encourage their subordinates to attend the quality training provided

Provide a viable part-time officer training program which meets the minimum standards of police training.