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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

Do YOU Have What It Takes

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To become an Illinois State Police Trooper?

COME FIND OUT at our FREE Physical Fitness Inventory Test (PFIT) Seminars

Saturday, October 14, 2017

10 am - 12:00 pm

ISP Training Academy, Springfield, IL

The Illinois State Police (ISP) is pleased to announce our “free” Physical Fitness Inventory Test Seminars. The primary purpose is to provide hands-on instruction, presented by certified ISP Physical Fitness Monitors, allowing for question and answer opportunities throughout the seminar. These seminars are 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 ISP to become educated and proficient in the Physical Standard Testing.

Saturday, October 14

ISP Training Academy

3700 East Lake Shore Drive

Springfield, IL 62712

** Doors open at 9:30 AM **

RSVP by October 10

To RSVP for a seminar, please contact our Recruitment Office:

phone (217)785-4370 or (217)558-4902

or email

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 Recruiting Coordinator/Statewide Veteran Recruiting Coordinator Southern Internship Coordinator
(217) 685-4752 or (618) 779-9668
Sergeant Elbert Jennings
Northern Illinois Recruiting Coordinator/Northern Internship Coordinator Statewide Chaplain Program 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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For more information regarding the selection process, please visit the Illinois State Police Merit Board website at

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