The 45th Ward overlaps with two police districts, the 16th and 17th. The area of the ward that is east of Cicero Avenue is in the 17th district and to the west is the 16th district. Alderman Arena is committed to maintaining safe streets and will use every capacity of the office to ensure community safety. If you would like to start a block club and phone tree, please call the office and staff member will canvass with you and the CAPS organizer to promote community safety.
Alderman Arena and the staff attend CAPS meetings and are in daily contact with the CAPS offices about matters that are brought to the attention of the Alderman’s office.
Illinois State Police Application Process Opens
The Illinois State Police Merit Board has opened the application process for the position of Illinois State Police Trooper. Apply via the the Merit Board website.
Individuals who successfully complete the application and return the required documents will be instructed to complete the recruitment test
via email. Individuals who successfully pass the Recruitment Test will be placed into the eligibility pool.
Once a cadet class is scheduled, the Merit Board will initiate the selection process, which consists of the PFit Exam, backgrounds checks, oral interviews and certification.
For more information, go to the Merit Board website.