Blue Police Memorial Lottery Ticket Program

May is Police Memorial Month. During May, Blue Police Memorial Lottery Tickets may be purchased to support law enforcement officers in Illinois.
May is Police Memorial Month. Blue Police Memorial Lottery Tickets, for sale in May, support law enforcement officers in Illinois.

  • Starting May 7, players can support Illinois law enforcement officers with a chance to win up to $20,000 when they purchase a ticket at their local retailer.
  • 100% of the profits go toward police memorials, helping families of the fallen and other support of law enforcement officers.
  • Proceeds will be used to build and maintain police memorials, hold annual police commemorations and provide scholarships and financial assistance to families of fallen officers.
  • Funds will aid in the purchase or replacement of ballistic vests and support individuals aspiring to pursue a career in law enforcement.

Funds are shared with Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Fund, the Police Memorial Committee Fund, and the Illinois State Police Memorial Fund.

Blue Police Memorial Lottery ticket legislation signing ceremony on July 30, 2018.