SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To honor the continued dedication and sacrifice of the men and women who protect our state, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, cosponsored a resolution congratulating the Illinois State Police on its 95th anniversary.
“For over 95 years, the brave men and women of the Illinois State Police have served and protected our state,” Costello said. “I am honored to congratulate them on their 95th anniversary, and thank them for the sacrifices they make for our community and our state.”
Costello cosponsored House Resolution 58 to commemorate and congratulate the Illinois State Police on their 95th anniversary. The Illinois State Police Department was formed on April 1, 1922 and is one of the most efficient and modern police organization in the country. As a combat infantry veteran, Costello has deep respect for the men and women who serve our country in the armed forces and police forces.
“The Illinois State Police were formed on the principals of integrity, service and pride, and certainly have upheld those principals for the state,” Costello said. “We are blessed to have this national model of a police department in the State of Illinois.”