BENTON – 117th District State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) issued the following statement in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s signing of HB 3653 on Monday. “The changes contained in this massive law of sweeping criminal justice reforms is full of double definitions of important terms,... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) is angry that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law today House Bill 3653 that mandates body cameras for all of Illinois law enforcement; removes cash bail requirements that will put criminals back on the streets, and allows for “anonymous”... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is issuing an urgent reminder to motorists to adhere to the state’s Move Over Law, also known as Scott’s Law, designed to protect law enforcement and emergency responders who are stopped on the side of roadways. White also... Read More.
Springfield, IL – With multiple recent crashes involving Illinois State Police (ISP) Troopers, Governor JB Pritzker and ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly implores motorists to respect the Move Over Law and use caution when approaching emergency vehicles on... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) opposes the legislation passed in the last General Assembly just before he was sworn in as the new Representative for the 109th District. House Bill 3653 awaits the governor’s action. “I urge the governor to veto House Bill 3653 as... Read More.
Chokeholds and cash bail would be relegated to the past, and better police training and statewide use of officer body cameras are part of the present and future under a criminal justice package to be debated during the lame duck session of the Illinois... Read More.
Springfield, IL - Illinois State Police (ISP) troopers responded to two separate Move Over (Scott’s Law) crashes in less than a 12-hour period. The first incident occurred on Sept. 16, 2020 at approximately 1:24 p.m. It involved an ISP squad car and multiple vehicles.... Read More.
Carmi White County Schools start today. Local law enforcement are asking you to please do your part to ensure a safe school year for these students. Use caution and be vigilant in and around schools. As the district returns under COVID restrictions traffic patterns for... Read More.
Louisville – State Rep. Darren Bailey is confident the law is on his side in regard to his lawsuit opposing Governor J. B. Pritzker’s continuous ‘stay at home’ order, which the Governor announced April 23 he will extend for another 30 days past the... Read More.
Expect a law enforcement presence if you’re dropping kids off or sending them to school at NCOE high school today. A social media post around 11pm last night from NCOE CUSD #3 went out to address concerns of a reported threat at the high... Read More.