ILLINOIS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

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Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
La Salle County Sheriff's Department
707 E. Etna Road
Ottawa, IL
Instructor: Leah Bartelt - Illinois Attorney General's Office

Leah Bartelt is an Assistant Attorney General in the Public Access Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, and has been serving in that role since January 2015.  The Public Access Bureau strives to educate public bodies and citizens about the Illinois Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act, and to address allegations that public bodies are violating those laws. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Leah was a litigator with the ACLU of Illinois and Sidley Austin LLP, and a law clerk for the Honorable Kermit Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Leah is a cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Economics from the University of Chicago.
  Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0

This course will provide attendees on the most recent updates concerning the Freedom of Information Act.

Topics will include:
  • Online FOIA Training Requirement
  • Definition of Public Records
  • Receiving and Responding to FOIA requests
  • Exemptions from Disclosure
  • Requests for Review
  • Special Types of Requesters & Requests
THIS COURSE MEETS THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED MANDATED TRAINING:  pending

MTU 5’s request for certification of this course is PENDING through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standard’s Board.

Course enrollment must be made by the agency CEO or designated training officer.  Registration may be made using our on-line course registration link on this website.  All officers enrolled by their department will be assumed to be on duty unless otherwise noted

 
Mobile In-Service Training Region #5 –Assist Program
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Serving the Counties of: Bureau – La Salle – Marshall – Putnam - Stark