Brent Fischer, Director | JB Pritzker, Governor
CIT Calendar


Upcoming CIT Training Events
December
7
Monday
  December 7 - 11, 2020
  NIPSTA , Glenview, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 3 at (630) 896-8860 or by email at michele@nemrt.com.

December
8
Tuesday
  December 8, 2020
  Orland Police Department , Orland, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

December
14
Monday
  December 14, 2020
  Heartland Community College , Normal, Illinois

Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

January
12
Tuesday
  January 12, 2021
  Jacksonville Police Department Training Facility , Jacksonville, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 9 at (618) 498-5611 or by email at westcentral@gtec.com.

January
25
Monday
  January 25 - 29, 2021
  TBA

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

February
8
Monday
  February 8 - 12, 2021
  East Moline, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 4 at (309) 755-3271 or register online.

February
24
Wednesday
  February 24, 2021
  TBA

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 2 at (779) 210-8422 or register online.

March
30
Tuesday
  March 30, 2021
  TBA

Course Description: This presentation is designed to assist law enforcement professionals by the development of behavioral strategies to inoculate against loss of idealist and inappropriate behavior patterns. It will review the short and long term effect on law enforcement officers on both the personal and professional aspects of their lives. The course will discuss how the initial enthusiasm and desire to professionally contribute can be transformed into negative cynicism, social distrust and hostility to the ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

April
5
Monday
  April 5 - 9, 2021
  Rockford, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 2 at (779) 210-8422 or register online.

April
28
Wednesday
  April 28 - 30, 2021
  TBA

Course Description: Across the United States, police departments spend countless hours training officers on the use of force involving simple wrist locks and pressure points; chemical agents and physical strikes; and progressing to impact weapons and firearms. While this type of training is critical for all law enforcement officers, agencies must provide proper “Tactical De-Escalation Techniques” to officers as well. Regardless of an agency or officer’s individual views of de-escalation tactics, it MUST be implemented into ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

May
24
Monday
  May 24 - 28, 2021
  ILEAS Training Center , Urbana, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 12 at (217) 819-4027 or by email at medwards@ccrpc.org.

June
14
Monday
  June 14 - 18, 2021
  TBA

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 2 at (779) 210-8422 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  Peoria, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 7 at (309) 690-7353 or by email at michael.oyer@icc.edu.

TBA
  TBA
  Oglesby, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 7 at (309) 690-7353 or by email at michael.oyer@icc.edu.

TBA
  TBA
  Heartland Community College , Normal, Illinois

Course Description: This presentation is designed to assist law enforcement professionals by the development of behavioral strategies to inoculate against loss of idealist and inappropriate behavior patterns. It will review the short and long term effect on law enforcement officers on both the personal and professional aspects of their lives. The course will discuss how the initial enthusiasm and desire to professionally contribute can be transformed into negative cynicism, social distrust and hostility to the ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  Heartland Community College , Normal, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  Springfield, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Decatur, Illinois

Course Description: This 16 hour, voluntary training program was created as a review for officers with at least one year’s experience as an active CIT officer. Participants in the course will review topics such as trouble shooting, legal updates, self-care and community resources. They will also partake in valuable group exercises in de-escalation and active listening and review and refresh their skills in realistic scenario role play exercises. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Lincoln, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Decatur, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Springfield, Illinois

Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Springfield, Illinois

Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Springfield, Illinois

Course Description: This 16 hour, voluntary training program was created as a review for officers with at least one year’s experience as an active CIT officer. Participants in the course will review topics such as trouble shooting, legal updates, self-care and community resources. They will also partake in valuable group exercises in de-escalation and active listening and review and refresh their skills in realistic scenario role play exercises. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Springfield, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Springfield, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 10 at (217) 726-7014 or by email at Register@letac.org.

TBA
  TBA
  ILEAS Training Center , Urbana, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 12 at (217) 819-4027 or by email at medwards@ccrpc.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Champaign Police Department , Champaign, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 12 at (217) 819-4027 or by email at medwards@ccrpc.org.

TBA
  TBA
  MTU 13 Training Center , Mattoon, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 13 at (217) 345-3344 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  MTU 13 Training Center , Mattoon, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 13 at (217) 345-3344 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  MTU 13 Training Center , Mattoon, Illinois

Course Description: In the last four decades, the number of individuals with mental illness living in a community setting has risen drastically, resulting in increased contacts with law enforcement. Agencies across the country have responded by developing new protocols, hiring social workers, and implementing special response teams. This course is designed to increase officer awareness of mental health disorders and provide effective intervention techniques for handling mental health crisis situations. This training will benefit all levels of ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 13 at (217) 345-3344 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  MTU 13 Training Center , Mattoon, Illinois

Course Description: This presentation is designed to assist law enforcement professionals by the development of behavioral strategies to inoculate against loss of idealist and inappropriate behavior patterns. It will review the short and long term effect on law enforcement officers on both the personal and professional aspects of their lives. The course will discuss how the initial enthusiasm and desire to professionally contribute can be transformed into negative cynicism, social distrust and hostility to the ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 13 at (217) 345-3344 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  Fairview Heights, Illinois

Course Description: Participants of this voluntary, 40 hour training program, receive intensive training on recognizing and addressing individuals in the community who have a mental illness or other behavioral health crisis. The CIT training program is an in depth, specialized course for officers with at least two year’s experience. The five day course includes presentations by behavioral health specialists, experienced field officers and representatives from regional service providers. Officers will receive training in topics such as ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 14 at (618) 277-1550 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 14 at (618) 277-1550 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: As emergency dispatchers are a critical link in the CIT program, this 8 hour course will introduce and familiarize attendees with the CIT training program. Call takers/911 operators will gain knowledge in how to recognize a behavioral crisis call and the appropriate questions to ask and relay to the responding CIT officer. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 14 at (618) 277-1550 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: This 16 hour, voluntary training program was created as a review for officers with at least one year’s experience as an active CIT officer. Participants in the course will review topics such as trouble shooting, legal updates, self-care and community resources. They will also partake in valuable group exercises in de-escalation and active listening and review and refresh their skills in realistic scenario role play exercises. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 14 at (618) 277-1550 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  Plainfield Police Department , Plainfield, Illinois

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: Law enforcement officers have an important role to play in their interactions with community members. This includes responding to incidents with individuals who are suffering from mental health issues. This 8 hour course, developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board, is meant to provide law enforcement officers with an awareness of mental health issues including a history of the mental health systems, types of mental illness including signs ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: This three day, (24 hour) course is intended for officers who have already attended the basic CIT 40 hour course (CIT-B). This advanced CIT class will expand upon the youth component of the basic 40 hour training. Participants in this training will review topics such as the impact of child/adolescent mental health, trouble shooting, crisis planning, risk assessment and active listening/de-escalation. Officers will also partake in realistic scenario role play exercises. ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 16 at (815) 630-5212 or by email at training@tri-river.org.

TBA
  TBA
  Heartland Community College , Normal, Illinois

Course Description: Across the United States, police departments spend countless hours training officers on the use of force involving simple wrist locks and pressure points; chemical agents and physical strikes; and progressing to impact weapons and firearms. While this type of training is critical for all law enforcement officers, agencies must provide proper “Tactical De-Escalation Techniques” to officers as well. Regardless of an agency or officer’s individual views of de-escalation tactics, it MUST be implemented into ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  ILEAS Training Center , Urbana, Illinois

Course Description: Across the United States, police departments spend countless hours training officers on the use of force involving simple wrist locks and pressure points; chemical agents and physical strikes; and progressing to impact weapons and firearms. While this type of training is critical for all law enforcement officers, agencies must provide proper “Tactical De-Escalation Techniques” to officers as well. Regardless of an agency or officer’s individual views of de-escalation tactics, it MUST be implemented into ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 12 at (217) 819-4027 or by email at medwards@ccrpc.org.

TBA
  TBA
  TBA

Course Description: Because officers have to protect their own safety, as well as the safety of those around them, they only have a small amount of time in which to establish a communication mode that minimizes the risk of violence. Agitated, not-yet-violent individuals can often be directed away from violence through the proper use of communication skills. These techniques, like effective physical defensive tactics, are both simple and broad-based. Additionally, the verbal de-escalation techniques are ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 14 at (618) 277-1550 or register online.

TBA
  TBA
  Heartland Community College , Normal, Illinois

Course Description: Across the United States, police departments spend countless hours training officers on the use of force involving simple wrist locks and pressure points; chemical agents and physical strikes; and progressing to impact weapons and firearms. While this type of training is critical for all law enforcement officers, agencies must provide proper “Tactical De-Escalation Techniques” to officers as well. Regardless of an agency or officer’s individual views of de-escalation tactics, it MUST be implemented into ... Read more

To register, contact Mobile Team Unit 8 at (309)268-8430 or register online.