§1240.500. Definitions  


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  • "Act" means Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004 [225 ILCS 447].

     

    "Board" means the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor and Locksmith Board.

     

    "Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

     

    "Director" means the Director of the Division of Professional Regulation with the authority delegated by the Secretary.

     

    "Division" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation-Division of Professional Regulation.

     

    "ISP" means the Illinois State Police.

     

    "Qualified Instructor" – An individual employed or retained by a licensed agency under the Act who can provide the basic training as outlined in the Act.  This shall include:

     

    A licensed private detective, private alarm contractor, private security contractor or locksmith active and in good standing;

     

    A registered employee, retained or employed by a licensed agency, who has a minimum of 5 years experience in the discipline being taught;

     

    Registered employees of licensed agencies with a least 3 years full-time supervisory experience in the area in which the individual will conduct training;

     

    Full time or part-time faculty employed by an institution under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Board of Higher Education or the Illinois Community College Board to teach firearms training courses or security training courses.

     

    A registered employee, retained or employed by a licensed agency, who has a baccalaureate degree in education, business, law enforcement or other related degree to provide training in the discipline to be taught or has 3 years previous experience as a corporate trainer or equivalent in another industry.

     

    For private alarm contractors, a qualified instructor may also include factory trained and certified personnel on the types of systems or work being trained; National Institute of Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certified personnel; or a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) as designated by the American Society for Industrial Security.

     

    "Related to" – The immediate family living in the same household.

     

    "Restored" – A court has declared an individual to be competent, as referenced in Section 35-30 of the Act.

     

    "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

     

    "Traffic Offense" – As used in Section 35-30(1)(C) of the Act, means a minor offense concerning the operation and use of a motor vehicle or is related to motor vehicles and that does not rise to the level of a felony or misdemeanor.

     

    "Usher" means a person who escorts or directs people to their seats, as in a theater, church or stadium, or acts as a doorkeeper or ticket taker but does not perform any of the functions of a private security contractor as defined in Section 5-10 of the Act.

     

(Source:  Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 7111, effective June 21, 2019)