Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, Illinois

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Keith Calloway

Contact Title

Acting Executive Director, Law Enforcement Training And Standards Board

Function

The board administers, regulates, and certifies all local police officers' training programs in Illinois; reimburses local police agencies and regional training units for a portion of training costs; reviews and approves applicants.

Term

3 years, beginning 1st Monday in August of staggered years, until successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation

No

Party Affiliation

n/a

Compensation

Expenses

Composition

18 members: 12 appointed by Governor; 2 mayors or village presidents of Illinois municipalities; 2 Illinois county sheriffs from counties other than Cook; 2 managers of Illinois municipalities; 2 Illinois citizens who are members of organized enforcement officers' association; 2 chiefs of Illinois municipal police department having no superintendent of police department on board; 1 active member of a statewide association representing sheriffs; 1 active member of a statewide association representing municipal police chiefs; Attorney General; Director, Department of State Police; Director, Department of Corrections; Superintendent, Chicago Police Dept; Sheriff, Cook County; the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County

Chair

Elected by the board

Authority

50 ILCS 705/3


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Smoot, Sean Michael 08/03/2026 08/25/2020 Governor Chair; Officers' Association Sangamon
Davis III., Mitchell R. 08/02/2024 06/08/2020 Governor Member, Active member of a statewide association representing municipal police chiefs Cook
VACANT 08/04/2025 Governor Member, Active member of a statewide association representing sheriffs
Ryan, Steve Statute Ex-Officio, Director of the Department of Corrections
Dart, Thomas 11/17/2020 Statute Ex-Officio, Sheriff, Cook County Cook
Kelly, Brendan Statute Ex-Officio, Director, Department of State Police Cook
Brown, David Statute Ex-Officio, Superintendent, Chicago Police Dept Cook
Idleburg, John 08/07/2026 10/28/2020 Governor Member, Sheriff Lake
Price, J.W. 08/05/2026 06/02/2017 Governor Member, Mayor Woodford
VACANT 08/05/2024 Governor Member, Officers' Association
Nugent, Tim 08/05/2026 01/11/2015 Governor Member, Mayor Kankakee
Redd-Miller, Carla 08/05/2026 07/07/2023 Governor Member; Chief of Municipal Police Department having no Superintendent of the Police Department on the Board Winnebago
Neukirch, Ghida 08/04/2025 06/08/2020 Governor Member, Manager of an Illinois municipality Lake
Tyler, Timothy T. 08/04/2025 07/17/2023 Governor Member; Chief of Municipal Police Department having no Superintendent of the Police Department on the Board Champaign
Vacant 08/04/2025 Governor Member, Manager of an Illinois municipality
Watson, H. Richard 08/07/2023 03/13/2023 Governor Member, Sheriff St. Clair
Raoul, Kwame Statute Ex-Officio, Attorney General Sangamon
Martinez, Iris Statute Ex-Officio, Clerk of Cook County Circuit Court Cook