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2020 Public Safety Enforcement
Mission Statement Dedicated to providing the highest degree of police service to the residents and visitors of Illinois by improving highway safety and solving and preventing crime while maintaining the Illinois State Police (ISP) traditions of Integrity, Service, and Pride.
Program Goals and Objectives
  1. Reduce the occurrence of violent crimes through investigations, enforcement, and intelligence initiatives.
    1. Enforce laws related to the criminal possession and use of firearms and reduce the access to firearms by prohibited individuals.
    2. Increase the clearance rate of homicides investigated by the Illinois State Police by providing investigative personnel with advanced training in the area of homicide investigations.
    3. Impact inter- and intra-state shipments of illegal drugs/guns/proceeds and the identification of potential terrorism indicators by enhancing the capabilities of officers to "look beyond the traffic stop."
    4. Increase ISP's capacity to focus on the gap between tactical and decision-making intelligence by expanding the Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center beyond homeland security to include local Intelligence Liaison Officers.
    5. Through training and aggressive Medicaid fraud investigations, identify offenders, reduce the occurrence of fraud, and assist in the recovery of funds.
  2. Keep children safe by reducing child exploitation, victimization, and endangerment.
    1. Enhance the AMBER Alert system through training, expanding the use of technology, partnerships with other agencies, and raising public awareness.
    2. Increase sex offender registration compliance.
    3. Improve the Department's capacity to investigate incidents of child victimization.
  3. Reduce drug trafficking, including the proliferation of methamphetamine.
    1. Proactively target methamphetamine manufacturers and traffickers.
    2. Develop a narcotics strategy to address all geographical areas of the state.
    3. Devote resources where appropriate and available to develop narcotics squads focusing on dismantling narcotics distribution organizations.
    4. Work closely with local governance boards to continue to improve narcotics-related enforcement.
  4. Empower Illinois citizens by providing timely criminal justice information and increase electronic access.
    1. Use Internet communication technologies, traditional media outlets, and community policing methods to arm the public with crime and threat information specific to their geographical area.
    2. Continue to provide sex offender information via the Internet and continue mapping sex offender places of residence.
    3. Provide statewide crime and vehicle crash mapping.
  5. Decrease teenage driver-related fatal and personal injury crashes.
    1. Enforce Illinois' zero tolerance statute to reduce under-age, alcohol-related crashes.
    2. Increase enforcement on routes to and from schools, focusing on contributory factors such as speeding, seat belt usage, and improper lane usage.
    3. Increase enforcement efforts to reduce the sale of alcohol to minors and minors' illegal consumption and possession of alcohol.
    4. Identify gatherings where under-age illegal consumption of alcohol is occurring.
  6. Decrease fatal and personal injury crashes that involve an at-fault commercial vehicle.
    1. Target enforcement on commercial motor vehicle crash reduction, focusing on contributory cause factors such as speeding and improper lane usage.
    2. Conduct motor carrier safety inspections and support other motor carrier safety activities.
    3. Conduct enforcement details specific to commercial vehicle overweight violations.
  7. Decrease alcohol-related fatal crashes and personal injury crashes.
    1. Develop strategies to identify high alcohol-related crash areas.
    2. Target enforcement strategies at high alcohol-related crash rate locations.
    3. Develop strategies to increase public awareness of the DUI problem.
    4. Employ emphasis patrols, enforcement zones, and roadside safety checks that focus on alcohol-related violations, in conjunction with campaigns such as the IDOT "You Drink and Drive, You Lose" mobilization initiative.
  8. Increase seatbelt and child safety seat compliance.
    1. Aggressively enforce seatbelt and child safety seat violations in high crash rate locations in support of primary seat belt laws.
    2. Employ emphasis patrols and enforcement zones that focus on the "fatal four" in conjunction with campaigns such as the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) "Click It or Ticket" mobilization initiative.
  9. Coordinate efforts to decrease fatalities and personal injuries in roadway construction zones.
    1. Decrease fatalities and personal injuries in roadway construction zones.
    2. Provide a leadership role in identifying ways to improve the safety of motorists and construction workers in roadway construction.
    3. Assist IDOT in identifying construction zone safety concerns.
    4. Contingent upon available funding, organize efforts with IDOT to provide enforcement in and around construction zones.
  10. Decrease interstate fatalities.
    1. Aggressively enforce the "fatal four" while patrolling the interstate highways.
    2. Maximize the use of speed enforcement details to reduce the overall speed of vehicles to levels closer to the posted limit.
    3. Identify the high crash areas and target enforcement efforts in that vicinity.
    4. Utilize motorcycle patrols on the interstate with a focus on speed enforcement.
  11. Reduce Illinois' vulnerability to terrorism.
    1. Protect the public safety network from cyber-terrorism by securing the ISP network and participating in a multi-agency Information Technology Security Plan.
    2. Through the Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center, provide a full range of intelligence resources to support Illinois' counter-terrorism efforts.
    3. Collaborate with the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) and state and local partners to have a comprehensive preparation, detection, and response strategy for homeland security.
  12. Increase comprehensive preparedness to guide the agency in the event of a major threat or incident.
    1. Maintain and implement, as needed, a comprehensive ISP deployment plan to guide the rapid, regulated movement of officers in the event of a major threat or incident.
    2. Increase the State Weapons of Mass Destruction Team's counter-terrorism capabilities by ensuring they are adequately staffed, equipped, and trained.
    3. Maintain crowd containment teams throughout the state.
    4. Ensure each ISP operational entity adapts appropriate protective measures that correspond to the Homeland Security Threat Advisory System.
  13. Provide training that supports officer safety.
    Source of Funds General Revenue Fund, Road Fund, Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Prevention Fund, Motor Carrier Safety Inspection Fund, State Police Whistleblower Reward and Protection Fund, Drug Traffic Prevention Fund, Illinois State Police Federal Projects Fund, State Police Services Fund Statutory Authority 20 ILCS 2605/2605-35
    Fiscal Year 2021 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2020 Actual Fiscal Year 2020 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2019 Actual Fiscal Year 2018 Actual
    Input Indicators
    Total expenditures - all sources (in thousands) $ 407,026.8 $ 256,911.6 $ 315,049.3 $ 0.0 $ 0.0
    Total expenditures - state appropriated funds (in thousands) $ 407,026.8 $ 256,911.6 $ 315,049.3 $ 0.0 $ 0.0
    Average monthly full-time equivalents 2,500 1,991 1,972 0 0
    Output Indicators
    Number of alcohol-related citations 11,500 7,523 11,500 10,062 9,245
    Number of speeding citations 102,000 36,486 102,000 104,517 106,087
    Number of motor carrier inspections 92,000 60,962 92,000 90,731 86,436
    Number of motorist contacts 640,000 430,685 640,000 639,415 539,922
    Number of criminal investigative cases opened 7,500 5,560 7,500 6,758 5,648
    Outcome Indicators
    Number of fatal crashes 950 956 950 914 951
    Percentage of criminal cases resulting in arrests 40 % 44.87 % 35 % 33.18 % 31.29 %

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