Programs We Support
Gold Star Families
Addressing some of the financial needs of the families of Illinois State Police officers who die in the line-of-duty such as direct donations, travel to attend the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC and Operation Santa. If making a direct donation to the family, please list the name of the officer.
Illinois State Police Benevolent Fund
Assisting current and former Illinois State Police employees in times of need such as catastrophic illness or injury, extraordinary medical situations or disaster.
Illinois State Police Memorial Park
Helping with the maintenance of our Memorial Park and holding an annual memorial commemoration.
Illinois State Police Museum
Supporting the construction and maintenance of our new museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Illinois State Police.
Museum – Donate Historic Illinois State Police Memorabilia
Programs We Support and For Which We Hold Funds
Illinois State Police Honor Guard
Offering tributes to deceased active and retired Illinois State Police personnel including serving as pallbearers, rifle bearers, and presenting national, State, and Illinois State Police colors.
The Statewide Honor Guard Coordinator is Lieutenant James Harris: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois State Police Softball Tournament
An annual event held in the Springfield area attracting Illinois State Police personnel from around the state with the intent of camaraderie, physical exercise, and fundraising.
For more information contact Sergeant Brandon Grzechowiak, Illinois State Police – Zone 7, 217-317-0577
Illinois State Police Pipe and Drums
Contributing traditional Celtic music to mark significant events for the Illinois State Police such as graduations, ribbon cuttings, conference openings, or other ceremonies as well as bidding farewell for funeral services.
Illinois State Police Chaplaincy
The Illinois State Police Chaplain Program is a volunteer program with a statewide network of clergy of various faiths who volunteer their time and talents to help the Department, its employees, and their families with confidential, supportive, and religious needs. Volunteers are not entitled to any type of compensation or other employment benefits.
Illinois Youth Camp
Establishing an interactive and positive relationship between Illinois teens and law enforcement officers in a week-long residency camp.
Illinois State Police 100th Anniversary
The Illinois State Police was created on April 1, 1922. In 2022 the agency be 100 years old. Celebrations and memorabilia are planned.
For more information, contact: Public Information Office, 217-782-6637