Prevent Child Abduction
Teaching children about abduction safety is important, but the ultimate responsibility lies with trusted adults. Use these tips to help you learn more about abduction and how to better protect your child.
Apply for a Firearms Owners' Identification (FOID) Card
To legally possess firearms or ammunition, Illinois residents must have a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card, which is issued by the Illinois State Police to any qualified applicant.
Locate Registered Sex Offenders
Illinois Compiled Statutes (730 ILCS 152/115 (a) and (b)) mandate that the Illinois State Police ("ISP") establish and maintain a statewide Sex Offender Database, accessible on the Internet, identifying persons who have been convicted of certain sex offenses and/or crimes against children and must register as a Sex Offender.
Obtain a Copy of a Traffic Crash Report
To obtain a copy of a crash report handled by the Illinois State Police, first verify the Illinois State Police actually handled the traffic crash report. To determine who handled the traffic crash report, please refer to the "Investigated By" box located in the upper left corner of the motorist report. If this box does not indicate "Illinois State Police", please contact the listed investigating agency to obtain a copy of your traffic crash report.
Concealed Carry License
On July 9, 2013, Public Act 98-63, the Firearm Concealed Carry Act became state law (430 ILCS 66). This law requires an Illinois Concealed Carry License to carry a concealed firearm in Illinois.
Firearms Owner's Identification (FOID) Card Address Change
FOID card holders may request a name or address change to their FOID card by completing the request through the ISP website at www.isp.state.il.us. and clicking on the "FIREARM SERVICES" button under Agency Features, then under FOID card, click Enter.
Illinois State Police Citizen Survey
The Illinois State Police continues to seek improvements in the quality of the services it provides to the people living in or visiting Illinois. As part of the effort to improve services, we ask that you share your opinions about the Illinois State Police. Please take a few moments to complete this survey. Your response will be part of the ongoing planning effort to place State Police resources where they are most needed, while addressing concerns of Illinois citizens.
Uniform Conviction Information Forms Request
These forms are used for criminal history record information requests authorized by Illinois Compiled Statutes for the purpose of licensing or employment screening. Requests of this type can be used to access both state and FBI criminal history information.
Illinois Methamphetamine Manufacturer Search
This database was created pursuant to Public Act 094-0831 which required that persons convicted under 720 ILCS 646/15, Participation in Methamphetamine Manufacturing, be identified with that information made available to law enforcement and the general public.
Use Safety Seat Belts Properly
For adults and older children (who are big enough for seat belts to fit properly ), seat belt use is the most effective way to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes. Yet millions do not buckle up on every trip.