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Detective Bootcamp

Mar. 30 - 31, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
ILEAS Training Center
1701 East Main St.
Urbana, IL 61802
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This course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Training Mandates

This course meets state guidelines for the following mandated subject areas:

  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Use of Law Enforcement Authority
  • Cultural Competency
  • Human Rights
  • Lead Homicide Investigator
  • Officer Wellness and Mental Health
  • Procedural Justice


This 2-day class is for both the new and experienced detectives. It provides a comprehensive review of the skill set needed to be an effective criminal investigator.  A successful criminal prosecution starts with a thorough investigation.  Your experienced instructor will lead the participants through the steps of an investigation by reviewing case studies and actual crime investigations.  Along with the practical approach, investigative techniques that build the foundation of most investigations will be reviewed.  The objective is to prepare the participant to be able to apply these skills in the field immediately.


  • Command of Crime Scene
  • Preservation of evidence
  • Case Management
  • Resources
  • Warrants
  • Debriefing Witnesses
  • Search & Seizure
  • Fourth & Fifth amendment issues
  • Defining and addressing implicit bias


Lou Tessmann

Lou Tessmann, Lead Instructor
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Please register for this course by March 16.