Southern Ill. Criminal Justice Summit hosts hundreds of leaders | Events
MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Around 290 leaders from criminal justice agencies throughout southern Illinois will meet for the Southern Illinois Criminal Justice Summit (SICJS) on February 27 and 28 at the Holiday Inn in Mount Vernon.
The purpose of SICJS is to engage in discussions about issues and to hear presentations from criminal justice leaders from Illinois and around the nation.
Participants will include chiefs of police, sheriffs, state's attorneys, federal law enforcement agencies, Illinois law enforcement agencies, social service agencies and county agencies.
Topics up for discussion include stress management, mental preparedness and understanding sovereign citizens.
The SICJS is sponsored by the Effingham Coroner’s Officer, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services; Illinois Department of Transportation; Illinois Department on Aging; Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System; Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board – The Executive Institute); Illinois State Police; Illinois State Police Command Officers’ Association; Maryville Police Department; Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois (MEGSI); Mobile Training Units 13, 14, & 15; Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP - Illinois Department of Insurance); Southern Illinois Police Chiefs Association; United States Attorney’s Office (Southern District of Illinois).
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