(725 ILCS 210/4.10) (from Ch. 14, par. 204.10)
Sec. 4.10. The Office may conduct and charge tuition for training programs for State's Attorneys, Assistant State's Attorneys and other law enforcement officers. The Office shall conduct training programs and provide technical trial assistance for Illinois State's Attorneys, Assistant State's Attorneys, and law enforcement officers on: (1) constitutional, statutory, and case law issues; (2) forensic evidence; (3) prosecutorial ethics and professional responsibility; and (4) a continuum of trial advocacy techniques and methods, including an emphasis on the elimination of or reduction in the trauma of testifying in criminal proceedings for vulnerable populations including seniors, disabled persons, and children who serve as witnesses in such proceedings. The Office may make grants for these purposes. In addition, the Office may publish, disseminate and sell publications and newsletters which digest current Appellate and Supreme Court cases and legislative developments of importance to prosecutors and law enforcement officials. The moneys collected by the Office from the programs and publications provided for in this Section shall be deposited in the Continuing Legal Education Trust Fund, which special fund is hereby created in the State Treasury. In addition, such appropriations, gifts or grants of money as the Office may secure from any public or private source for the purposes described in this Section shall be deposited in the Continuing Legal Education Trust Fund. The General Assembly shall make appropriations from the Continuing Legal Education Trust Fund for the expenses of the Office incident to conducting the programs and publishing the materials provided for in this Section.
(Source: P.A. 97-641, eff. 12-19-11.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015