Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board http://tristatesradio.com en Illinois Police, Military Vets, and PTSD http://tristatesradio.com/post/illinois-police-military-vets-and-ptsd <p>Police officers in Illinois could soon be better trained to help military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.<br><br>A new law (<a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=5587&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=HB&amp;LegId=66054&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">HB 5587</a>) requires a training program on the disorder be conducted by the Illinois State Police Academy and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.<br> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:17:47 +0000 Rich Egger 20862 at http://tristatesradio.com Illinois Police, Military Vets, and PTSD Macomb Might Not Get Police Academy http://tristatesradio.com/post/macomb-might-not-get-police-academy <p>There has been talk about relocating the Police Training Institute to Western Illinois University but it appears those plans have stalled.<br /><br />The facility would have replaced one in Urbana. The University of Illinois was preparing to close it June 30 because of the operational costs, which it shares with the state.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:51:49 +0000 Rich Egger 16621 at http://tristatesradio.com Macomb Might Not Get Police Academy