School Resource Officer – Peru PD, Peru, IL

School Resource Officer – Peru PD, Peru, IL

03-20-2023 8:00 AM - 03-24-2023 4:00 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:


School Resource Officer

Instructor: Gail Sullivan, Patricia Binfa, & Threat Assessment Instructor

March 20-24, 2023

8am – 4pm

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

Enrollment Deadline: March 13, 2023

Course Size: Maximum – 20

Officers must have three years of certified, full time officers or five years of certified part time law enforcement to be eligible for this program.

Couse Objectives

This 40-hour course is designed for any law enforcement officer or school administrator working in an educational environment Attendees will gain a solid working knowledge of the School Resource Officer concept and how to establish a lasting partnership with their schools. 8 hours of this course is designed to train officers to perform solo officer response rapid deployment/immediate action tactics.

Course Content

Three main areas will be addressed: The protections of the Illinois Juvenile Court Act, Serving within a school environment and Threat response.

Juvenile Law – To provide officers with an overview of the Juvenile Court Act and other legal protections enacted to prevent harm to minors within the criminal justice system.

Officer and Youth Interactions – To provide officers with an overview of their role within a school setting, the types of behaviors they will likely encounter, and tactics for identifying and responding to criminal activity, emergencies and threats.

School Threat Response – The focus of this program will be to provide officers with the knowledge and specialized tactical skills to perform solo officer rapid deployment/immediate action.

Written exam, and/or Role play exercises, and Active Threat Response Exercise

Who Should Attend: See the link below:

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, Constitutional Use of LE Authority 1 hour, Crisis Intervention 4 hours,
Cultural Competency 2.5 hours, Human Rights .50-hour, Legal Updates 3 hours, Officer wellness/mental health 1 hour, Procedural Justice 7.5 hours, Psychology of Domestic Violence .50 hours, Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect .50 hours, De-Escalation Techniques 3 hours including 2.5 hours of Scenario Based, Laws concerning stops, searches, and use of force 1 hour, Officer Safety Techniques including cover, concealment and time 3 hours including 2.5 hours of Scenario Based, Active Threat Response 7 hours including 6 hours of Scenario Based, Juvenile Law 6 hours, and Officer & Youth Interaction 8 hours.


School Resource Officer – Peru PD, Peru, IL