Illinois State Police

Illinois (ECWd) - "For the reasons that follow, the Public Access Bureau concludes that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (Board) improperly denied Mr. Kirk Allen's January 19, 2017, FOIA request. All I wanted was a copy of the Officer Professional conduct database.  Who knew...

Northern Illinois University (ECWd) - Peoplesoft Financials software is part of the enterprise software solution used by Northern Illinois University under a contractual agreement with ORACLE for NIU’s business operations, such as accounts payable, accounts receivables, student services, and human resources. In their contractual agreement, NIU...

Illinois (EWCd) - In January of 2014, ECW uncovered documents from Governor Pat Quinn's Neighborhood Initiative Program.  One such document warned Chicago Youth to comply with City of Chicago curfew laws or risk being shot and killed by members of the Chicago Police Department (CPD).  LINK...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - The Better Government Association (BGA) wrote an article spotlighting the Freedom Of Information Act and the Attorney General's role in assuring compliance with the act. One issue they highlight is our difficulty in obtaining information from the Illinois State Police in reference to the...

LaSalle C0. (ECWd) - We first reported on the lack of a paper trail regarding the investigation of an alleged solicitation of prostitution by LaSalle Officer Strand in this article.  All indications pointed to a cover-up.  We then followed it up with this article that...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - November will be three years since the fire-bombing of two aircraft at the Paris Airport, located just north of Paris, Illinois in Edgar County, and the Illinois State Police report of the crime is still lacking in much evidence. Polygraphs: Four people were asked to be...

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) - All indications are we face a national problem when it comes to trusting our government both at the National, State, and Local level.  Questionable actions by public officials are the primary cause of this distrust and when attempts are made to...

ECWd - A few months ago, we reported on what we called bribing public officials, with promises of financial "donations" should they sign agreements that basically forced them and future board members into speaking in favor of Wind Farms and never speaking or acting against them. Our...

Illinois - (ECWd) - "Increasingly in the United States, the degree to which a law is enforced - or whether a person is indicted - depends on the political considerations.  And when the law has become negotiable, civilization utterly collapses." (Author -Victor Hanson)    ...