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.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 19, 2019) — Frank M Clark, the former ComEd CEO and Chicago Board of Education President, has been installed as the new Chancellor of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Clark's three-year term as head of the organization began on Saturday, May 18, following the Lincoln Academy's annual Convocation, where six distinguished Illinoisans were recognized for their achievements.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 13, 2019) — The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) State Lodge commends Governor JB Pritzker on his appointment of Jerry Costello II to the position of Director of Law Enforcement for the Illinois Conservation Police.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (April 24, 2019) — The Illinois Public Pension Fund Association (IPPFA) has urged members of the Illinois House of Representatives to pass the First-Responders Suicide Prevention Act, a bill that would make mental-health services more accessible to those who regularly deal with traumatic situations and often suffer psychological issues as a result.

JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS (April 12, 2019) — Think fast: Do you shoot or not? The decision you make in that crucial instant could mean life or death and will forever affect your community. What is it really like to experience that type of stress and split-second decision-making with such far-reaching consequences?

SPRINGFIELD – The top students representing Illinois’ colleges and universities will be honored by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois during the annual Student Laureate Convocation at 11a.m. Saturday, November 11 at the Old State Capitol State Historic Site in Springfield. This is the 43rd year The Lincoln Academy has celebrated students’ excellence in Illinois.

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