39 Troopers join Illinois State Police

On April 26, 39 new State Police Troopers reported to patrol districts throughout the state to begin their patrol duties, joining veteran Troopers in the effort to safeguard the public and Illinois roadways.

The Troopers of Cadet Class 132 were commissioned at a graduation ceremony April 23 at the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield.  ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly welcomed the new Troopers after delivering the Oath of an Officer.

Individuals interested in joining the ranks of the Illinois State Police are encouraged to visit the Illinois State Police Merit Board Web site at www.illinoistrooper.com for application information.