Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, March 05, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
La Salle County Sheriff's Department
707 E. Etna Road
Ottawa, IL


H. Michael Drumm, D.P.A, will conduct the course.  Dr. Drumm is president of Drumm & Associates, Ltd. He has more than 37 years of IVC enforcement experience, and is currently a member of the Monee Police Department. Drumm is an ITOA and ILEETA member, and is certified as an instructor with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Drumm is also an approved instructor for the Department of Homeland Security, and an adjunct instructor at the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois and the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) at the College of DuPage (IL

Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $50

This eight hour course will be an open forum review of the primary enforcement sections of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Content includes the use of IVC violations for probable cause stops, bail bond procedures for multiple offense and out-of-state violators, and equipment and safety enforcement issues.
Attendees will participate in table-top exercises in the morning and afternoon sessions. These exercises will help officers understand the subtle differences in the subsections of offenses (e.g.: turning, U turns, sign violations). Attendees will also examine the differences between business, petty, and serious IVC offenses. Attendees will:
  • Learn the application of the "hands free" electronic communication device law                  
    • what is allowed while holding the device (speed dialing, etc)
  • Review
    • New laws
    • Changes to existing laws
  • Review current violations from commonly used IVC chapters
  • Cover the new bond procedure for petty traffic offenses effective 01/01/2015
  • Learn how to recognize vehicles which are hazardous dilapidated motor vehicles
    • when a vehicle can be towed by law enforcement from private property     
  • DUI enforcement laws
    • BAID
    • MDDP
    • Felony violations
  • Review less commonly used, probable cause-based sections
  • Learn proper application of  IVC registration sections to out-of-state violators
  • Review current court case law affecting application of the IVC
  • Learn proper application and use of IVC sections for similar offenses
    • e.g.: charging too fast for conditions instead of speeding
  • Review towing statutes and court rulings about vehicle towing
  • Learn graduated license enforcement
  • Review child safety seat enforcement

This course is appropriate for patrol and traffic enforcement officers (local, county, state), and their supervisors.

HIS COURSE MEETS THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED MANDATED TRAINING:  Legal Updates, Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority, Civil Rights

MTU 5’s request for certification of this course has been approved by 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