Current Press Releases

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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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MOURN THE LOSS OF TROOPER TODD HANNEKEN

Pesotum, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) Director Brendan F. Kelly regretfully announces the onduty death of ISP District 10 Trooper Todd Hanneken.

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KANKAKEE AREA METROPOLITAN ENFORCEMENT K9 KNIGHT TO GET DONATION OF BODY ARMOR

Bourbonnais, IL - Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement K9 Knight will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Knight’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love-Trained to Serve- Loyal Always”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

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