Contacting Public Officials
If you have a complaint about your department, call us. ICOPs is always ready to assist! But if you’re concerned about a broader issue that applies to Police Officers everywhere,… learn more→
Law Enforcement Safety Handbook
View and download Details on "Unusual Weapons, Concealment Methods for Contraband..." [gview file="resources/LawEnforcementSafetyHandbook.pdf"] learn more→
U.S. Attorneys’ Office
In the January 2009 Police Bulletin, you’ll find articles about prosecutors and Patrick Fitzgerald. Below is additional information from the website of the Department of Justice, www.usdoj.gov/usao/iln. United States Attorney’s… learn more→
Police Officer Safety
Below are abbreviated versions of excellent articles on police officer safety from PoliceOne.com and the American Police Beat. To read the entire articles and more, or to subscribe to these… learn more→
Police Officer’s Right to Free Speech
While the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees your right to free speech, that right is not unlimited when you exercise the right as a police officer. As a… learn more→
Police Officers Bill of Rights
Police Officers Bill of Rights Illinois Compiled Statutes — Local Government Uniform Peace Officers' Disciplinary Act • 50 ILCS 725 (50 ILCS 725/1) Sec. 1. This Act shall be known… learn more→
Useful Links for Illinois Police Officers
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service
- National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center
- THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs
- U.S. House of Representatives
- U.S. Senate
- www.ilga.gov Links to official Illinois senate and house of representatives related websites.
- www.illinois.gov Links to state agencies and the governor’s office.
- www.illinois.gov/safety Illinois public safety and homeland security programs.
- www.irocc.org Illinois Retired Officer Concealed Carry website, where retired officers will find all the information and forms needed to secure certification in Illinois.