Illinois State Police http://peoriapublicradio.org en Illinois State Police warning of scam http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-state-police-warning-scam <div>The Illinois State Police are reporting a phone scam. The agency says a caller is representing himself as an employee of the Illinois State Police. The caller tells victims they have to send money or be arrested.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:54:12 +0000 Tanya Koonce 26290 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois State Police warning of scam ISP to maintain ramp and bridge closures for July 4th fireworks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/isp-maintain-ramp-and-bridge-closures-july-4th-fireworks <div>Those attending the fireworks Friday on the Illinois Riverfront can expect ramp and bridge closures along I-74.</div><div> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Denise Molina 25884 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ISP to maintain ramp and bridge closures for July 4th fireworks Policing seat belts in the back http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/policing-seat-belts-back <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office is stepping-up enforcement on seat belt violations for all seating positions in a car. The Sheriff’s Department is partnering with the Illinois State Police and IDOT for&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; white-space: pre-wrap;">this year’s Memorial Day Click it or Ticket Campaign. </span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 05:34:24 +0000 Tanya Koonce 23034 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Policing seat belts in the back Police prepare for an estimated 400,000 concealed carry permit applicants http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-prepare-estimated-400000-concealed-carry-permit-applicants <p>Illinois State Police say they’re expecting hundreds of thousands of people to apply for permits to carry concealed weapons in 2014. As Illinois Public Radio’s Alex Keefe reports, the state begins taking general applications this weekend.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 23:03:56 +0000 Alex Keefe 16975 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police prepare for an estimated 400,000 concealed carry permit applicants Motorists urged to drive safely in winter weather conditions http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/motorists-urged-drive-safely-winter-weather-conditions <div>Officials with the Illinois Department of Transportation, State Police and city of Peoria are reminding motorists to drive safely as winter weather approaches.</div><div> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:55:32 +0000 Denise Molina 14794 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Motorists urged to drive safely in winter weather conditions ISP approves instructors who will train those applying for concealed carry permits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/isp-approves-instructors-who-will-train-those-applying-concealed-carry-permits <div>Illinois gun owners are now a half-step closer to being able to legally carry concealed weapons. Fifty-four instructors have been approved by the Illinois State Police. They’ll be in charge of training the thousands of people expected to apply for concealed carry permits.</div><div> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:53:19 +0000 Jenna Dooley 12448 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ISP approves instructors who will train those applying for concealed carry permits Police increasing work zone patrols http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-increasing-work-zone-patrols <p></p><p>Illinois State Police are expanding construction work zone patrols between Interstates 74 and 1-55. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 03:26:51 +0000 Orko Manna 8539 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police increasing work zone patrols Details on holiday weekend policing http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/details-holiday-weekend-policing <p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 02:00:31 +0000 Tanya Koonce 6062 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Details on holiday weekend policing