List of law enforcement agencies in Illinois

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of Illinois.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 877 law enforcement agencies employing 41,277 sworn police officers, about 321 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State agencies[edit]

County agencies[edit]

Sheriff's departments/offices[edit]

County Forest Preserve police departments[edit]

Other county departments[edit]

Municipal agencies[edit]

Park District police agencies[edit]

Special district agencies[edit]

College and university agencies[edit]

Community or junior college agencies[edit]

Railroad Police Departments[edit]

Defunct agencies[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, by Brian A Reaves, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2011
  2. ^ "Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail". Associated Press. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Reynolds, John (23 March 2015). "Sangamon County K-9 officer recovering after weekend crash". Springfield Journal Register. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  4. ^ Why was evidence destroyed in 130 pending criminal cases? by Elizabeth Donald, News-Democrat August 12, 2014
  5. ^ McDermott, Kevin (26 March 2015). "Prosecutor: Brooklyn, Ill., police mishandled evidence and towed cars for profit". Saint Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  6. ^ Illinois Cop Claims It’s “Now Illegal to Record” Cops After Caught Sleeping in Car; by Carlos Miller, 20 January 2015, Photography is not a Crime website accessed 23 January 2015
  7. ^ "Court document: Officer admitted to sending girls photos of his genitals". Wayne.com. 21 April 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "Police Department". Effingham, Illinois. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "Joliet Teens Charged With Child Pornography". CBS. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  10. ^ "Police". Village of Lake Zurich. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  11. ^ Meisner, Jason (10 April 2015). "Melrose Park detective arrested on federal cocaine charge". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  12. ^ Johnson, Jennifer (11 April 2015). "Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  13. ^ "3 arrested on meth charge in Pawnee". State Journal-Register. 27 March 2015. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  14. ^ Veteran cop pleads not guilty to stealing department money; by Marcella Mangan, 18 August 2014 myfoxchicago.com accessed 19 August 2014
  15. ^ "Man wanted in Wisconsin abduction, shooting caught". Associated Press. 23 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  16. ^ "Chicago teenager killed by police was shot twice in back". Reuters. 7 April 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2015.