Date AnnouncedJuly 6, 2020
ICE's Chicago Field Office invites community members to participate in the Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Citizens Academy beginning September 15, 2020. Participants will engage in "scenario-based training," including "defensive tactics, firearms familiarization, and targeted arrests." The program "will serve as a pilot for nationwide implementation."
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Subsequent ActionSeptember 1, 2020
ICE announces postponement of Citizen's Academy.ICIRR Press Release: In Huge Victory, Immigrant Leaders Shut Down ICE “Citizen’s Academy”
ICE HSI has hosted a Citizens' Academy program since 2012.ICE launches inaugural citizens' academy