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.