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Illinois State Police Troopers assigned to Presidential Inauguration Security Detail. Submitted Photo.

Illinois State Police Heads to Washington to Assist with Presidential Inauguration

By Will Doolin, WJBD News

The Illinois State Police (ISP) has deployed 40 state troopers to Washington D.C. to assist with security efforts during the Presidential Inauguration Monday.  ISP Director Hiram Grau states the ISP is pleased to have been asked to assist with security efforts.  He states those tasked with the assignment have proudly accepted and is confident they will represent the ISP honorably.  

The ISP is among 90 law enforcement agencies from across the country that has been asked to assist the Secret Service and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department with security during the inauguration.  Officers from various agencies assisting with the detail will be deputized as Deputy U.S. Marshals during the inaugural events.  

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