All applicants may request a waiver of any application and/or testing fee by submitting the appropriate form as prescribed by the Board. Download the Fee Waiver Application Form here:
An optional study guide for the Cadet Applicant Recruitment Exam is available for purchase at the link below. This study guide is not required to participate in the Recruitment Test.
The Illinois State Police Merit Board will conduct its 3rd Quarter Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at 10:30 AM. Guests may attend the meeting at the Michael A. Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois, room N505.Read more
The 2023 Promotional Announcement has been posted. View the Announcement by selecting "Promotional Test Announcement" under the Promotional Process tab.Read more
"Springfield, Illinois (October 19, 2021) – At its 4th Quarter Merit Board Meeting on October 19, 2021, the Illinois State Police Merit Board Members voted unanimously to appoint Ms. Emily E. Fox as the Executive Director of the Illinois State Police Merit Board, effective October 1, 2021."Read more