Current Press Releases

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE OFFERS RAPID DEPLOYMENT TRAINING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES STATEWIDE

To help prevent an active shooter situation or be able to save lives in the event one occurs, the Illinois State Police (ISP) is offering Rapid Deployment train-the-trainer courses to local law enforcement officers across Illinois.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK AND A SEPERATE SCOTT'S LAW VIOLATION OCCURRED A FEW HOURS APART

Illinois State Police officials investigated two separate Scott's Law Violations that occurred within a few hours apart

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Illinois State Police Awarding Firearm Enforcement Grant to 32 Law Enforcement Agencies

ISP is in the process of awarding 1 million in grants to 32 local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to conduct firearm enforcement efforts to help keep firearms out of the hand of individuals who pose a significant threat to themselves or others.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE WELCOMES NEW TROOPERS WITH CADET CLASS 135 GRADUATION

ISP Rebuilds with 326 New Troopers Added Since 2019

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE K9 ODIN HAS RECEIVED DONATION OF BODY ARMOR

Illinois State Police K9 Odin has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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Illinois State Police Squad Car Struck in Scott's Law Related Crash

Illinois State Police officials investigated a two-vehicle traffic crash involving an ISP District 19 Trooper

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ASSIST LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS WITH ARRESTS FOR ARMED ROBBERY AND AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HIJACKING

Illinois State Police (ISP) Troopers assisted the Calumet City Police Department (CCPD) in the arrest of two suspects wanted for Armed Robbery and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) in the arrest of three suspects wanted for a vehicular hijacking.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE DIRECTOR BRENDAN F. KELLY ADDRESSES VIOLENCE AGAINST BRADLEY POLICE OFFICERS

Illinois State Police (ISP) Director Brendan F. Kelly offered his deepest condolences to the family of Bradley Police Department (PD) Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, wishes for a speedy recovery to Bradley PD Officer Tyler Bailey, and heartfelt appreciation for the efforts of everyone involved in bringing the shooters to justice.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE EMAIL AND TEXT OPTIONS FOR FOID CARD AND CCL CORRESPONDENCE

The Illinois State Police (ISP) Firearms Services Bureau (FSB) announces the option for customers to receive correspondence regarding their FOID cards and CCLs from the ISP by email and/or text message instead of by letter through the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY IN RELATION TO THE SHOOTING OF BRADLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

On Dec. 31, 2021, at approximately 4 p.m., Xandria A. Harris, 26-year-old female of Bradley, Illinois, accompanied by her attorney, turned herself in at the Bradley Police Department and was taken into custody by the Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 3 Investigators.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE APPREHEND SUSPECT INVOLVED IN THE SHOOTING OF BRADLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

On Dec. 31, 2021, at approximately 9 a.m., the Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 3 officials confirm Darius D. Sullivan is in police custody. Arrangements are being made to transport Sullivan back to Kankakee County at this time.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE MURDER OF BRADLEY POLICE OFFICER

The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 3 is investigating an officer involved shooting (OIS) involving officers from the Bradley Police Department (BPD).

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARREST TWO SUSPECTS FOR A VEHICULAR HIJACKING OUT OF BROADVIEW

Illinois State Police (ISP) District Chicago Troopers arrested Demitirus Boens, a 25-year-old male of Chicago, IL and Joseph Wilson, a 25-year-old male of Oak Forest, IL for a vehicular hijacking.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARREST SUSPECT THAT MURDERED WAYNE COUNTY DEPUTY

The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 8 is investigating an officer involved death involving a deputy from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

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ISP ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO FOID AND CCL ACTS

The Illinois State Police (ISP) Firearms Services Bureau (FSB) is announcing several changes to the Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) Card program based on statutory changes to the FOID Act effective Jan. 1, 2022.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE COMMUNITY-BASED VIOLENCE REDUCTION PARTNERSHIP WITH EAST ST. LOUIS MARKS SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS

The Illinois State Police Public Safety Enforcement Group, an investigative unit utilizing a community-based, trauma-informed approach to violent crime reduction partnering with East St. Louis stakeholders saw a decrease in homicides at a time when homicides are spiking across the country as well as a significant increase in homicide clearance rates during the first year of operation compared to the year before its implementation.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE TO INTRODUCE FOID KIOSKS

Springfield, IL - The Illinois State Police Firearms Services Bureau announces another option for customers without access to online devices to apply for and update FOID cards. Customers can now utilize FOID Kiosks at three ISP facilities across the state.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE REDUCE FOID BACKLOGS

Because the Illinois State Police is rebuilding the Firearms Services Bureau - focusing on public safety and streamlining bureaucracy - the agency has reduced backlogs by 89 percent for renewals and 75 percent for new applicants. The agency has also significantly increased its revocation efforts in the wake of the murders in Aurora in 2019.

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