Currently, the Lockport Police Department has assigned one officer to the ILEAS Mobile Field Force Team. The purpose of the Team is to supplement or assist any law enforcement agency in need during a crisis or emergency. The team may be called upon to respond to a variety of disasters, emergencies, incidents or events. Some of these instances may include:
Supplementing law enforcement presence for a man-made or natural disaster.
Supplementing police presence for a pre-planned or spontaneous civil disturbance, protest or riot.
The assistance of the State of Illinois law enforcement personnel deployment to another state affected by a disaster, major emergency or large scale event.