ILETSB – School Resource Officer Training, Peru PD, Peru, IL

ILETSB – School Resource Officer Training, Peru PD, Peru, IL

03-10-2025 8:00 AM - 03-14-2025 5:00 PM
Peru Police Department Training Room
Address: 2650 North Peoria Street Peru, IL 61354
2650 North Peoria Street Peru, IL 61354


Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan:

Heather Grove:

ILETSB – School Resource Officer Training

Instructor: Danielle Butts and Team

March 10-14, 2025

8am – 5pm

 Class will meet at: Peru PD, 2650 N. Peoria Street, Peru, IL 61354

Enrollment Deadline: March 3, 2025

Course Size:  Minimum –5 Maximum – 20

Course Objective

This 5-day, 40-hour program has been designed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to provide students with the required training in use of police personnel within the school setting in accordance with SB 2925 (PA 100-984).


SROs must be police officers of law enforcement agencies who are to serve within a school setting pursuant to a memorandum of understanding between the employing law enforcement agency and a school district within the agency’s jurisdiction.


Any officer serving in this role as of January 1, 2021 must have a special certification issued by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (“Board”). Such officers must have attended a special training, or attained a waiver by the Board, before they can serve in this role.


To be eligible for this special certificate, a full-time Illinois law enforcement officer must have been actively employed in a law enforcement position within the state for at least three years (five years for part-time officers) before enrolling in the course or requesting a waiver. Each such officer must also be of sound character, free of disciplinary concerns, and open to working with minors.

Course Content

Topics discussed will include:

Day One: Juvenile Considerations / Adolescent Development & the Teen / Due Process / Interrogating Juvenile Suspects / Interviewing Juvenile Witnesses

Day Two: Intro to Juvenile Law & Juvenile Court Act / Detention of Juveniles / Rights of Parents / School Law / Roles of SRO / Developing Relationships with diverse students

Day Three: School Structure and Hierarchy / School Safety & Design / Student Communication / Understanding special youth considerations disabilities

Day Four: Special Needs / Overview of Criminal Activity in Schools / Law Enforcement Action in schools / Intro to School Threat Response and Case Study Review / Role of SRO in Active Threat / Recognizing Active Threat

Day Five: SWAT, Tactical, School Safety & SWAT Officers / Tactical Maneuvering on school grounds: solo/group responses, clear classrooms, response to threat / Post Event Considerations / Threat Response Scenario Trainings

Successful completion and attendance of the course, including passing the exam, is required to be State Certified.

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Civil Rights 1.50 hours, Const. Use of LE Authority 1.00, Crisis Intervention 4 hours, Cultural Competency 2.50 hours, Human Rights .50 hours, Legal Updates 3.00 hours, Officer Wellness/Mental Heal 1 hour, Procedural Justice 7.00 hours, Psychology of Domestic Violence .50 hours, Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect .50 hours, De-Escalation 3 hours with 2.50 hours of Scenario Based, Laws Concerning stops, searches and use of force, 1 hour and Officer Safety Techniques 3 hours with 2.50 hour Scenario Based SPECIALIZED Training; Active Threat Response 7 hours, with 6 hour of Scenario Based, Juvenile Law 6 hours, and Officer & Youth Interaction 8 hours.

ILETSB – School Resource Officer Training, Peru PD, Peru, IL