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The Illinois State Police (ISP) is the state police force of Illinois. Officially established in 1922, the Illinois State Police have over 3,000 personnel and 21 districts. The main facilities of the Illinois State Police Academy, which was constructed in 1968, are located in Springfield. Prior to 1968, training was conducted at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. ISP also maintains the Illinois sex offender registry[http://www.isp.state.il.us/sor/] and administers the state's AMBER Alert program.[http://www.isp.state.il.us/crime/amber.cfm] The Illinois State Police is also responsible for driving and physically protecting the Governor of Illinois. In 2005, officers and duties of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services Police were merged into the Illinois State Police. Jonathon Monken was appointed as Director of the Illinois State Police by Governor Pat Quinn in 2009. - Source: Wikipedia

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