Current Press Releases

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE OFFERS LAW ENFORCEMENT SIMULATOR TRAINING TO LOCAL AGENCIES

Springfield, IL - The Illinois State Police (ISP) expanded access to its Multiple Interactive Learning Objective (MILO) Range Theater Simulators this year allowing local law enforcement departments to take advantage of this training.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN FIREARMS SAFETY EFFORTS

Updates to Clear and Present Danger Rule and Model Policy for Firearms Restraining Order

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE PUBLIC SAFETY ENFORCEMENT GROUP CELEBRATES SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF ITS COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACH TO REDUCING CRIME

Homicides in East St. Louis down 37 percent and non-fatal shootings down 24 percent

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

This makes it the 23rd Scott's Law related crash involving ISP this year

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE INTERSTATE SHOOTING PURSUIT ENDS IN ARREST

LASALLE - ILLINOIS STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND RESOURCES, SUCH AS AIR OPERATIONS, DEPLOYED ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE ALLOW ISP TO RESPOND QUICKLY TO INTERSTATE VIOLENCE ANYWHERE THROUGHOUT ILLINOIS.

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MAKE ANOTHER ARREST RELATED TO THE SHOOTING OF BRADLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS IN DECEMBER 2021

On October 27, 2022, the Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 3 officials arrested 23-year-old Jaron M. Shannon of Kankakee, IL for one count of Unlawful Sale of a Firearm (Class 2 Felony), one count Unlawful Sale of a Firearm (Class 3 Felony), one count of Unlawful Purchase of a Firearm (Class 2 Felony), and ten counts of Failure to Maintain Records of a Firearm Sale (Clas A misdemeanor)

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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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