Illinois State Police http://tspr.org en Applicants Denied Concealed Carry Licenses Will Learn Why Under New Emergency Rules http://tspr.org/post/applicants-denied-concealed-carry-licenses-will-learn-why-under-new-emergency-rules <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit http://www.adamsguns.com" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201307/120px-Pistol_P64_CZAK_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160;</span>A year after Illinois <a href="https://ccl4illinois.com/ccw/public/home.aspx">legalized concealed carry</a>, new rules are out to determine the process for deciding who can't carry a gun in public. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:40:23 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 56600 at http://tspr.org Applicants Denied Concealed Carry Licenses Will Learn Why Under New Emergency Rules Incident Near WIU Campus Proves to be Hoax http://tspr.org/post/incident-near-wiu-campus-proves-be-hoax <p>Macomb police surrounded a home for five hours Wednesday evening, believing someone might be barricaded inside. But it turned out they were sent to the home on a prank call.</p><p>The 911 center received the call from 509 West Murray around 6:00 pm. Police Chief Curt Barker said the caller was a woman.</p><p>“She said there was an individual at the house and she gave the address and said that he had a firearm. And then in the background you could hear the male subject saying, ‘Are you calling the police? Are you calling the police?’ And then the phone went dead,” Barker said.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 06:23:40 +0000 Rich Egger 30009 at http://tspr.org Incident Near WIU Campus Proves to be Hoax Ongoing Incident Near WIU Campus http://tspr.org/post/ongoing-incident-near-wiu-campus <p>Western Illinois University sent out an alert Wednesday evening stating “Police responded to a 911 call re: person w/gun in an off-campus house in the 500 block of W Murray St.”</p><p></p><p></p><p>As of 9:00 pm, police were saying little about the incident. Trooper Dan Hill, Safety Education Officer and Public Information Officer for Illinois State Police, District 14, said law enforcement had established a perimeter, and officers were continuing to gather information and resources.</p><p>He said some houses in the area were being evacuated as a safety precaution.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 03:33:47 +0000 Rich Egger 30007 at http://tspr.org Ongoing Incident Near WIU Campus Boy Killed in Dog Attack http://tspr.org/post/boy-killed-dog-attack <p>Galesburg police say they are still investigating a dog attack that killed a seven-year old boy.</p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:40:15 +0000 Rich Egger 29867 at http://tspr.org Boy Killed in Dog Attack Illinois Police, Military Vets, and PTSD http://tspr.org/post/illinois-police-military-vets-and-ptsd <p>Police officers in Illinois could soon be better trained to help military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.<br><br>A new law (<a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=5587&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=HB&amp;LegId=66054&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">HB 5587</a>) requires a training program on the disorder be conducted by the Illinois State Police Academy and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.<br> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:17:47 +0000 Rich Egger 20862 at http://tspr.org Illinois Police, Military Vets, and PTSD