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Become a Trooper

The Illinois State Police Merit Board is responsible for the selection of Illinois State Trooper candidates. Information on becoming an Illinois State Police Trooper can be found on the Illinois State Police Merit Board website at or by clicking the links below.

The Illinois State Police is an equal opportunity employer.
Illinois State Police Physical Fitness Inventory Test (PFIT) Seminar

The Illinois State Police is pleased to announce a “free” Physical Fitness Seminar. The primary purpose is to provide hands-on instruction, presented by certified Physical Fitness Monitors of the Illinois State Police, allowing for question and answer opportunities throughout the Seminar. This Seminar is not affiliated with the Illinois State Police Merit Board or the hiring process. This is a ‘free’ opportunity for individuals interested in applying for future employment with the Illinois State Police to become educated and proficient in the Physical Standard Testing.

Specific details on the physical fitness standards for the Illinois State Police can be located at

Saturday, October 8th, 2016 Illinois State Police Academy
Address: 3700 East Lakeshore Drive, Springfield, IL 62712
When: Saturday October 8th, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Doors Open @ 9:30 a.m.
Bring water and wear proper workout attire
RSVP: by October 3rd, 2016 to Southern Field Recruiter Coordinator
Special Agent Melissa Uhles at 618-346-3648 or
by email at

The Illinois State Police is an equal opportunity employer.
Recruitment Contacts
For questions about becoming an Illinois State Police Trooper, please contact one of the recruitmment officers listed below:
Special Agent Melissa Uhles
Southern Illinois and Veteran Recruiting / Internship Coordinator
(217) 685-4752 or (618) 779-9668
Sergeant Elbert Jennings
Northern Illinois Recruiting Coordinator
(217) 785-4370 or (217) 785-0183

Or contact the Illinois State Police Recruitment office at (866) 458-7667 (Inside Illinois Only). Mail all correspondence to:

Illinois State Police Recruitment
801 South Seventh Street
Suite 100 S
Springfield, Illinois 62703
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Event coordinators please send annoucements and inviations for upcoming events to:

For more information regarding the selection process, please visit the Illinois State Police Merit Board website at

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