Cadet Class Topics
Motor Carrier Safety - The Cadet will understand how to properly locate, apply, and explain Illinois Motor Carrier Safety Law, Chapter 18b, and will become certified as a Level III Driver Inspector.
- Cultural Diversity, Discrimination, and Harassment
- Rules of Conduct
The Cadet will be prepared to act in accordance with the standards of the ISP regarding the prevention and treatment of sexual harassment behaviors, and will acquire an understanding of the implications diversity issues have on the ISP. Cadets will demonstrate an understanding of an officer's responsibilities related to misconduct and the potential consequences of violations as well as the ability to evaluate their own behavior. Also, the Cadet will make sound decisions based upon the ethical principles of the ISP in both personal and professional capacities.
- Interview and Interrogation - The Cadet will be shown the proper methods to prepare for, conduct, and conclude both interviews and interrogations. The Cadet will also learn how to apply these methods to several different types of subjects including young persons, elderly persons, and emotionally shocked persons.
- Custody, Arrest and Booking Procedures - The Cadet will be introduced to, and develop a working knowledge of custodial arrest procedures and required follow-up activities.
- Fingerprinting - The Cadet is taught to fingerprint persons and to complete the appropriate form. Also, explained are the four basic fingerprint patterns and the seven distinctive ridge characteristics found in friction skin.