Current News Releases

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE WELCOMES NEW TROOPERS OF CADET CLASS 147

July 19, 2024 - ISP has added 530 new troopers since 2019

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ASSISTS FAIRFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT WITH CHILD MANSLAUGHTER INVESTIGATION

July 17, 2024 - 36-year-old Adreian Hooper arrested for the death of a 1-year-old child

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES ARREST FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY

July 14, 2024 - Tyler Mezo of Herrin, IL arrested after ISP lead investigation

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO WOMAN FOR RECKLESS HOMICIDE IN KENNEDY WRONG-WAY CRASH

July 12, 2024 - 21-year-old Jakyla M. Hester of Chicago, IL was arrested on three felony charges

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARREST QUINCY MAN FOR NARCOTICS

July 11, 2024 - 38-year-old Natas Reed arrested

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS ALSIP MAN FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

July 7, 2024 - 44-year-old Lloyd Wickliffe arrested on a Class X Felony

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE COMBATS VEHICLE HIJACKING AND THEFT

July 10, 2024 - Grant funded enforcement continues

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION INTO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING CONTINUES

July 10, 2024 - Illinois State Police and Sangamon County Attorney's Office collaborate on investigation

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THE NUMBER OF CHICAGO AREA EXPRESSWAY SHOOTINGS DOWN FOR THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR

July 8, 2024 - Chicago area expressway shootings down 65 percent compared to three years ago

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE AND AMERICAN LEGION YOUTH POLICE CAMP INSPIRES FUTURE PUBLIC PROTECTORS

July 8, 2024 - Youth camp held at Camp Lincoln in Springfield June 23-28, 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE TROOPER STRUCK ON INTERSTATE 94

July 5, 2024 - ISP experiences 16th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE IMPROVES CRASH INVESTIGATION AND SAFETY TECHNIQUES DURING TESTING AND RESEARCH EVENT IN JOLIET

July 2, 2024 - Crash testing event took pace in Joliet in June

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ISSUES THIRD ROUND OF FIREARM ENFORCEMENT GRANTS

July 1, 2024 - 1.5 million dollars for local law enforcement agencies

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE LEADS HUMAN TRAFFICKING ENFORCEMENT OPERATION

June 28, 2024 - Kendall County enforcement operation results in the arrest of 3 individuals

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCES ARREST FOR PREDATORY CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AND MULTIPLE OTHER SEX OFFENSES

June 28, 2024 - Pleasant Hill man receives 48 criminal charges

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF A VIOLENT CRIME SUPPRESSION DETAIL IN THE METRO EAST AREA

June 25, 2024 - St. Clair and Madison county detail utilized intelligence and technology

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE BRINGS INTERDICTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN TRAINING TO ILLINOIS

June 24, 2024 - Training designed to rescue endangered and exploited children

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE COMBATS INTERSTATE SHOOTINGS WITH TECHNOLOGY

June 18, 2024 - Automatic license plate readers help to identify shooters and witnesses

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SEEKING HELP FROM THE PUBLIC IN KEWANEE HOMICIDE

June 16, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation and Henry Mercer County Investigative Task Force need help locating a person of interest

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF VIOLENT CRIME SUPPRESSION DETAIL IN THE CHICAGOLAND AREA

June 10, 2024 - Four-day detail focused on the Dan Ryan, Bishop Ford, I-57 and I-290 expressways

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF VIOLENT CRIME SUPPRESSION DETAIL IN THE METRO EAST

June 7, 2024 - ISP conducts crime suppression detail in East St. Louis

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS TWO FROM EAST SAINT LOUIS FOR MURDERING TWO PEOPLE

June 7, 2024 - Victims were from O'Fallon and Swansea

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS ROCK FALLS MAN FOR DISSEMINATION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

June 7, 2024 - 39-year-old Adam O. Davis charged with five counts of Dissemination of Child Pornography

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES ARRESTS FOR ROAD RAGE RELATED SHOOTING ON INTERSTATE 57

June 6, 2024 - Two Men Arrested for June 3, 2024 incident in Chicago

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ATTEMPTED MURDER CONVICTION IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY

June 6, 2024 - 30-year-old Thomas A. Stocker sentenced to 85 years in Illinois Department of Corrections

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS WOMAN FOR DOUBLE FATAL CRASH ON EISENHOWER EXPRESSWAY

June 4, 2024 - 21-year-old Chicago woman charged with Aggravated DUI and Reckless Homicide

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CELEBRATES YOUTH CAMP SUCCESS STORIES

June 4, 2024 - ISP is preparing for the 2024 Team Illinois Youth Police Camp summer camp series

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES ARREST FOR BEARDSTOWN MURDER

June 3, 2024 - 37-year-old Jean C. Santiago-Nieves arrested for First Degree Murder

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE TROOP 1 ANNOUNCES MONTHLY ACTIVITY FOR MAY

June 2, 2024 - Enforcement figures and activity for May 2024 announced

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CONDUCTS DEATH INVESTIGATION IN BEARDSTOWN

May 31, 2024 - Beardstown Police Department requested ISP to investigate a suspicious death

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES ARREST FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

May 30, 2024 - Jacob A. Mills of Bushnell arrested for 10 counts of possession of child pornography

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE IN FATAL HIT AND RUN IN LASALLE COUNTY

May 30, 2024 - Crash took the life of 25-year-old Jerome Johnson

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES AGGRAVATED DUI ARREST IN FATAL WAYNE COUNTY CRASH

May 29, 2024 - 35-year-od Johnny E. Green arrested for Aggravated DUI and Reckless Homicide

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE OFFICER INVOLVED DEATH IN MARION

May 26, 2024 - Motorcyclist collided with Williamson County Sheriff's Office squad car

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN EAST ALTON

May 25, 2024 - East Alton Police Department and Bethalto Police Department responded to shots fired call

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE LEADS HUMAN TRAFFICKING ENFORCEMENT OPERATION

May 24, 2024 - The ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Trafficking Enforcement Bureau arrested 6 individuals during a 2-day detail

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN A HIT-AND-RUN INVESTIGATION

May 23, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 6 requests information about a hit-and-run near Cahokia Mounds

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE'S LEADERSHIP IN SEXUAL ASSAULT FORENSIC WORK RECOGNIZED

May 22, 2024 - Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault presents awards to ISP Director and Deputy Director

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCES CHARGES FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

May 21, 2024 - Roodhouse man charged with a Class 2 Felony

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF A VIOLENT CRIME SUPPRESSION DETAIL IN THE METRO EAST AREA

May 20, 2024 - The Illinois State Police conducted a violent crime suppression detail on May 15-17, 2024 .

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13 OFFICERS FROM ACROSS ILLINOIS RECEIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT MEDAL OF HONOR

May 20, 2024 - Governor JB Pritzker, ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly, the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor Committee, and law enforcement officials from across the state honored acts of heroism

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GOREVILLE MAN SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS FOR JOHNSON COUNTY MURDER

May 17, 2024 - 71-year-old Larry D. Cavitt sentenced to 50 years

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO MAN FOR AGGRAVATED BATTERY OF AN ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYEE

May 16, 2024 - 25-year-old Angel Martinez charged with three felonies stemming from hit-and-run crash

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CAHOKIA HEIGHTS WOMAN FOR MURDER AT NIGHTCLUB

May 15, 2024 - 45-year-old Lakecia S. Cole arrested for First Degree Murder

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DRIVER ON INTERSTATE 55

May 14, 2024 - ISP experiences 15th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARREST FLORA MAN FOR PREDATORY CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

May 14, 2024 - 26-year-old Braxton Allen was arrested on May 13, 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION INTO BOMB THREAT AT TWO STATE BUILDINGS RESULTS IN ARREST

May 10, 2024 - ISP implements response protocol for threats to state employees and facilities

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS WAUKEGAN MAN FOR ROAD RAGE RELATED ATTEMPTED MURDER

May 8, 2024 - 34-year-old Leroyience Simmons charged Atempted Murder and Aggravated Discharge of Firearm

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CAIRO MAN SENTENCED TO 70 YEARS FOR ALEXANDER COUNTY MURDER

May 3, 2024 - Samuel L. Lewis sentenced to 70 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SEEKS THE PUBLIC'S HELP WITH HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION IN MACON COUNTY

May 1, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation seeks information about the death of James E. Taylor of Decatur, IL

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CELEBRATES LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION MONTH 2024

May 1, 2024 - Governor JB Pritzker proclaims May as Law Enforcement Appreciation month

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO MAN FOR ROAD RAGE ATTEMPTED MURDER

April 28, 2024 - Steven Moore charged with three counts of attempted murder

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE WARNING OF PHONE SCAM

April 25, 2024 - ISP is warning the public of a phone scam. Callers claim to be Illinois State Police investigators

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO HEIGHTS MAN FOR AGGRAVATED DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

April 24, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 1 arrested Javier Segura for two counts of Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Causing Great Bodily Harm

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DRIVER ON INTERSTATE 57 EAST OF ANNA

April 24, 2024 - ISP experiences 14th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DRIVER ON INTERSTATE 55 NEAR LITCHFIELD

April 23, 2024 - ISP experiences 13th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO MAN FOR DAN RYAN EXPRESSWAY SHOOTING

April 18, 2024 - 29-year old man arrested for 2022 interstate crash

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE REQUESTS ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ASSISTANCE IN TRAINING WEST AFRICAN LAW ENFORCEMENT

April 18, 2024 - U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Requests Illinois State Police's support of international law enforcement, justice sector reform, and anti-crime efforts

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE REMINDS TEENS TO STAY SAFE WHEN HITTING THE ROAD FOR PROM AND GRADUATION

April 17, 2024 - Illinois State Police officials are reminding teens statewide to celebrate prom and the upcoming graduation season responsibly.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS WOODHULL MAN FOR NONCONSENSUAL DISSEMINATION OF SEXUAL IMAGES

April 16, 2024 - Henry County employee charged

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS TWO CHICAGO WOMEN FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

April 15, 2024 - Arrests stem from expressway shooting on April 13, 2024

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OFFICE OF THE ILLINOIS STATE FIRE MARSHAL AND ILLINOIS STATE POLICE HONOR AND CELEBRATE ILLINOIS TELECOMMUNICATORS

April 15, 2024 - In 2023, ISP telecommunicators handled more than 530,000 calls for service

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE COMBATS VEHICLE HIJACKING AND THEFT

April 15, 2024 - Grant from Illinois Secretary of State funds increased enforcement

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CONGRATULATES NEW TROOPERS OF CADET CLASS 146

April 12, 2024 - ISP has added 512 new troopers since 2019

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS MOKENA MAN FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

April 12, 2024 - Subject faces five counts of Possession of Child Pornography

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE COMBATS CHICAGO AREA EXPRESSWAY VIOLENCE WITH INVESTIGATIVE ARRESTS

April 11, 2024 - Investigations lead to 17 arrests already in 2024 first quarter

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES ARREST FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

April 10, 2024 - Arrest closes 6-week investigation

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES ARREST FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY, KIDNAPPING, THEFT AND UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT

April 10, 2024 - Offender was extradited to Illinois from Maryland

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO MAN FOR AGGRAVATED DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

April 10, 2024 - Arrest stems from fatal traffic crash on April 7, 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS WESTVILLE MAN FOR POSSESSION AND DISSEMINATION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

April 9, 2024 - Subject charged with 11 counts

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS CHICAGO MAN FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN ROAD RAGE SHOOTING

April 5, 2024 - Road rage incident on March 31, 2024, led to arrest

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MONTH-LONG OPERATION FAST BREAK RESULTS

April 4, 2024 - Troopers step up efforts along I-57 corridor to reduce crashes and save lives

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MARCH ANTI-VIOLENCE OPERATIONS SUCCESSES IN CHICAGOLAND AREA

April 5, 2024 - ISP arrests dozens for guns and stolen vehicles during March 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY

April 4, 2024 - Investigation of a deceased female found on I-255

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS TUSCOLA MAN FOR POSSESSION AND DISSEMINATION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

April 3, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation arrested the 30-year-old man for four counts related to child pornography

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS DRIVER INVOLVED IN DEATH OF DEKALB COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE DEPUTY

April 3, 2024 - Illinois State Police (ISP) officers tonight arrested 44-year-old Nathan P. Sweeney of DeKalb, IL. for Reckless Homicide and DUI in connection with the Line of Duty Death of DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Deputy Christina Musil

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS INDIANA MAN FOR ROAD RAGE RELATED AGGRAVATED DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM

March 29, 2024 - Arrest is in connection with a Chicago incident on March 24, 2024

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BELLEVILLE MAN SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY MURDER

March 28, 2024 - Jury Found Kevin Loucks Guilty of 2023 Murder

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DRIVER ON INTERSTATE 94

March 25, 2024 - ISP experiences 12th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS MAN FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER

March 23, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 1 East Violent Crimes Unit makes arrest in expressway shooting

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE IN A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN GRUNDY COUNTY

March 22, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation seeks help surrounding the death of a Galesburg woman

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE LEADS HUMAN TRAFFICKING ENFORCEMENT OPERATION

March 22, 2024 - ISP arrests one individual in Bloomington

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE IS OFFERING 90K+ FOR NEW TROOPERS

March 21, 2024 - To recruit the highest quality cadets, ISP increases incentive

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ARRESTS KANKAKEE MAN FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

March 20, 2024 - ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 1 executed a search warrant on March 6, 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES FOUR EXPRESSWAY SHOOTING ARRESTS IN 24 HOURS

March 20, 2024 - The four individuals arrested were connected to three different expressway shooting incidents

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE LEADS ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING OPERATION

March 5, 2024 - ISP Arrested 5 Individuals in Danville

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE RELEASES VIDEO FOR OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN MCLEAN COUNTY

March 4, 2024 - The Illinois State Police Division of Internal Investigation continues its investigation into the officer involved shooting on February 24, 2024.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DRIVER ON INTERSTATE 80

February 26, 2024 - ISP experiences the 9th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE METROPOLITAN ENFORCEMENT GROUPS AND DRUG TASK FORCES SUCCESSES IN 2023

February 20, 2024 - Thousands of pounds of drugs and hundreds of firearms seized

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INCREASES EAST ST. LOUIS HOMICIDE CLEARANCE RATE IN 2023

February 1, 2024 - ISP seizes hundreds of guns and drugs in Metro East

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ISP PATROL ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY INCREASED, TRAFFIC FATALITIES AND SHOOTINGS DECREASED IN 2023

January 18, 2024 - Interstate shootings down more than 30 percent in 2023

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DRIVER ON INTERSTATE 55

January 18, 2024 - ISP experiences 4th Move Over Law related crash of 2024

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NUMEROUS ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CARS STRUCK OVER MARTIN LUTHER KING JR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

January 16, 2024 - Five crashes involving ISP squad cars - three were Scott's Law related

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE FIGHT BACK AGAINST VEHICLE HIJACKING AND MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

January 12, 2024 - ISP Using Secretary of State Grant for Increased Enforcement

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STATE OF ILLINOIS COMBATS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND SUPPORTS SURVIVORS

January 11, 2024 - January Is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE LAUNCHES NEW ROAD RAGE CAMPAIGN - ROAD RAGE. DON'T ENGAGE.

January 4, 2023 - New public awareness campaign focuses on reducing incidence of violence.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DUI DRIVER ON 1-57

December 31, 2023 - ISP experiences 21st Scott's Law related crash of 2023

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK BY DUI DRIVER ON DAN RYAN EXPRESSWAY

December 29, 2023 - Illinois State Police officials investigated a three-vehicle traffic crash involving an ISP troopers squad car and a Chicago Police Department officers squad car that were hit by a motorist who failed to move over on Interstate 94 southbound near 89th Street in Cook County

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SQUAD CAR STRUCK WHILE HANDLING A CRASH

November 21, 2023 - ISP experiences the 19th Scott's Law related crash of 2023

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKES HISTORY WITH PROMOTION OF FIRST FEMALE FIRST DEPUTY DIRECTOR

November 16, 2023 - Hard work and dedication lead to history-making promotion

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