The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Training Section provides quality training for its employees, enabling employees to provide quality service to the public. This high-level training is taught by nationally renowned instructors as well as certified in-house instructors. The on-going training covers all state mandated courses and certifications. The Sheriff’s Office maintains a state-of-the-art firearms range located in Russell, Illinois. This range is utilized by the Sheriff’s Office, as well as other county, municipal, state and federal agencies.
Partnering with other law enforcement organizations, the Training Section hosted a variety of training seminars in 2014, including Human Trafficking and Indentured Servitude, Sovereign Citizens Extremism, Traffic Incident and a 40-hour Certified Response Training.
In the past 2 years, the Training Section certified all Deputy and Corrections Staff in First Aid, CPR and the operation of Automatic External Defibrillators.