Search & Seizure Review and Update

Search & Seizure Review and Update

05-21-19 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center
Address: 5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614
5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614


Michael J. Oyer, Director
Illinois Central College-Peoria Campus-Poplar Hall
Office P100
Classroom P101
5407 N. University Street P100
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan:
Heather Grove:

Search & Seizure Review and Update

Instructor: Dant Foulk, Will County SA

May21, 2019
8am – 4pm

Class will meet in our classroom (above)
Enrollment Deadline: May 14, 2019
Course Size: Minimum -15, Maximum – 64
Course Objective

This course will focus on problematic areas of search and seizure law and will address how police may adapt their practices to meet new requirements and limitations. The program is designed to ensure that encounters which give rise to search and seizure issues may not only provide the potential for yielding information of intelligence value, but will also be constitutionally compliant, so that evidence discovered will be admissible should criminal proceedings follow

Course Content
  • Constitutional Authority for Police Searches
  • Search Warrants vs. Warrantless Searches
  • Conducting Consensual Encounters
  • Search Incident to Arrest
  • Inventory Searches
  • Consent Searches
  • Terry Stops and Terry Frisks
  • Emergency Aid Exception
  • Converting Stops to Consensual Encounters
  • Use of Eavesdrop Devices during Vehicle Encounters
  •  Checkpoints
  • Plain View Seizures
  • Trash Searches
Instructor Biography

Dant Foulk has been an Assistant State’s Attorney in Will County Illinois for the past fifteen years. In his present assignment, he manages the Asset Forfeiture Unit, coordinates and vertically prosecutes cases in the Financial Crimes Unit and works as a lobbyist in Springfield, IL. Prior to his current assignment, Dant was assigned to the Felony Trial Division where he handled general felony trials including homicides, sex crimes, crimes against persons, financial crimes, and narcotics crimes.

Course Certification Information
MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been  approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Mobile In-Service Training Team #7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets mandatory guidelines set for the following: Civil Rights, Lead Homicide Investigator, Law Updates and Constitutional and proper use of law enforcement authority