ELGIN, ILLINOIS (November 21, 2022) — The Illinois Public Pension Fund Association (IPPFA) will make a $5,000 donation to the family of East Moline Police Officer William Lind, who was severely injured on October 24 during an encounter with a violent suspect.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (October 25, 2022) — Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) State Lodge President Chris Southwood issued the following statement regarding the Monday evening on-duty bludgeoning of East Moline Police Sergeant William Lind, a seven-year veteran, who remains in critical condition due to his injuries:

GENESEO, ILLINOIS (August 5, 2022) — A Geneseo business has received an award from the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge (FOP) for its long-time support of the law enforcement officer organization.

Springfield Armory Inc received the Illinois FOP Blue Gold Award during the Illinois FOP’s annual conference July 27–28 in O’Fallon. The Blue and Gold Award recognizes a non-member organization that has shown great generosity and support to the FOP.

ELGIN, ILLINOIS (November 17, 2021) — “I want to pay more income taxes this year” is a statement you'll likely never hear, yet thousands of retired first-responders do just that because they are not aware of a deduction to which they are entitled by federal law.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 3, 2021) — The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Labor Council, which represents the rank and file of the Rock Island Police Department, issued the following statement from Executive Director Shawn Roselieb on Friday, April 30, regarding recent anti-police remarks made by Rock Island Alderman Dylan Parker:

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 7, 2021) — Four Moline Police Officers received the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Valor Award for their on-duty actions involving the rescue of a woman from a burning residence. All four officers suffered smoke-inhalation and had to be treated at a hospital following the rescue.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (December 20, 2019) — Ray LaHood, former long-term Illinois Congressman and the US Transportation Secretary from 2009 to 2013, will be the featured speaker at the annual Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) Birthday Banquet on Wednesday, February 12 in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (November 1, 2019) — The top students representing Illinois’ colleges and universities will be honored by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois during the annual Student Laureate Convocation at Saturday, 11AM, November 16, at the Old State Capitol State Historic Site in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (August 28, 2019) — The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Labor Council and State Lodge salute all working men and women in the state of Illinois this Labor Day, particularly the law-enforcement officers, emergency telecommunicators, corrections officers, probation officers, and support-personnel working in the law-enforcement field who will be on-duty to help make the holiday safe and enjoyable for everyone.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (August 16, 2019) — The Illinois Public Pension Fund Association (IPPFA) today praised the signing of the Illinois First-Responders Suicide Prevention Act, a new law the IPPFA drafted that will help fight the number-one cause of duty-related deaths in the state. Governor JB Pritzker signed the legislation today at the Illinois State Police headquarters in Springfield, and the law takes effect immediately.