Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Ends On: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
La Salle County Sheriff's Department
707 E. Etna Road
Ottawa, IL
Instructor: Dale Anderson, JD; PhD (abd)
Attorney, Author
Former Prosecutor,
Law Professor
Assistant Attorney General and
Criminal Defense Attorney
Author of Officer's Legal Source Books for Arizona, California, Colorado
  Member Fee: $0
Non-Member Fee: $100

Search and Seizure; Report Writing, Testifying, Etc. (as time permits)
Do you know the answer to the following questions? Dale Anderson will answer these questions -- and many, many others.
  • What is the difference between a consensual encounter and a stop or detention?
  • What is the difference between a detention and custody?
  • What is the difference between reasonable suspicion and probable cause?
  • Given the carry statute, when can officers conduct a TERRY search?
  • Where can officers search during a search incident to arrest?
  • What legal theories / doctrines allow you to enter premises?
  • When can you stop the driver of a vehicle?
  • If an occupant of a vehicle won’t get out of (or back into) the vehicle during a traffic stop, what can / should you do?
  • What does GANT say about searching cars? When can you search cars – and when can’t you?
  • What are the rights of parolees and probationers? And what are officers’ powers with respect to these groups?
  • What should you always put in your report -- and what should you leave out?
  • What are the most important things to know about defense attorney tricks in court?
Every officer attending will receive a 2019 edition of The Illinois Officer’s Legal Source Book – Your Peace Officer’s Bible. This book will serve as the training resource at the seminar and will prove to be a valuable research tool for a long time thereafter.
MTU 5’s request for certification of this course, as well as Mandate Approval, has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standard’s Board.
x Civil Rights x Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority.
  Cultural Competency   Procedural Justice
  Introductory Mental Health Awareness x Legal Updates
  Human Rights   Use of Force (must include scenario based or similar approved training)
  Lead Homicide Investigator   Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response
  Sexual Assault Investigator Training   Psychology of Domestic Violence
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