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Link To YouTube Video Update And SunTimes Interview
Originally Posted on January 15, 2021 YouTube friday update… https://youtu.be/J6ynPxMVjnw Sun times https://content.production.cdn.art19.com/validation=1610849985,89549390-b4e7-50d2-b6e4-b9ba59f82692,YbnSR2BI2gRFdwp6WLLuO3dIq2g/episodes/98f78fc0-8249-4617-8571-f977c543d60e/bf22bad3dc58d20ff395e7fca3e154d62f9a08d4ccb485a9809083a71630df9cff61b8af946d920e51ab6bf172402c0bec79c717b71330c788d27e708777e7d6/PODCAST_Fran%20Show_0114_Catanzara_mixdown.mp3

Legislation Update From The President
Originally Posted on January 13, 2021 Sorry it took longer than expected to get this out. We were being careful to not give out bad information. Here is a brief summary of what our “ lawmakers” passed in the dead of the night. The 764-page amendment the State Senate passed at approximately...

Illinois Law Enforcement Coalition Statement Regarding Lame Duck Session
Originally Posted on January 13, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2021 Contacts listed at end of release- to view Official Statement click here. Illinois Law Enforcement Coalition issues statement regarding action taken by the State Senate during the Lame Duck session SPRINGFIELD – A coalition representing Illinois law enforcement leadership and rank-and-file officers has issued a statement regarding action taken by the State Senate at approximately 4 a...

Legislation Update!
Originally Posted on January 12, 2021 Lame Duck Session Ends Tomorrow at Noon! This is a list of Springfield Legislators from the Chicago area. Contact ALL of them by phone and email to voice opposition to HB0841 ( Police De - Certification). The even more disastrous bill is HB-163 which was switched to HB3653 SA1 with the same language. They are playing games with these bills trying to shuffle them around like 3-card monte. This MUST be stopped or this city is lost and the stat...

Keep Up The Pressure!!!!!
Originally Posted on January 12, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 Contacts listed at end of release Illinois Law Enforcement Coalition petition drive to oppose several pieces of extreme policing and criminal justice legislation surpasses 100,000 signatures SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Law Enforcement Coalition, a group representing Illinois law enforcement leadership and rank-and-file officers, announced today that an online petition drive to oppose ...

HB 163 -SFA2 !!!!!
Originally Posted on January 11, 2021 Just to clarify…. They changed the bill to HB 3653 SA1 because the sponsor was adamantly opposed to them hijacking her original bill, making it a shell bill, and it coming back to her. You can’t file an opposition slip against the new bill unless they schedule it for committee. They don’t have to send it through committee because the language is substantially similar. It can go directly to the floor for a vote. Keep up the fight! Ke...

Springfield Update
Originally Posted on January 09, 2021 House Bill 841 (Police Licensing) was introduced, and we saw the final version of the bill for the first time on Friday night. As introduced the bill paints officers in a really bad public light for unfounded reasons. This was dumped on top of the other so-called "reform" bill ( HB163 -SFA2) that was introduced earlier in the week. Not all members of the Coalition had input on the bills as introduced. For those Coalition members consulted in advan...

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