ISP Honors Men and Women in Line of Duty with Awards Ceremony
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —
The Illinois State Police celebrated their 39th Annual Awards Ceremony.
It was their way of honoring the men and women who protect the state's civilians
The event housed dozens who pay tribute to the acts of heroism and professionalism.
About 50 officers were honored at the ceremony with medals representing life-saving measures, valor, and merit.
"If you only knew how much work our troopers do, they're fantastic people, they're the best there is in law enforcement, and I'm proud of them every day," said Illinois State Police director, Leo Schmitz.
The ISP awards ceremony was held at Hope Church in Springfield this year.
They said they hope to always celebrate the state's law enforcement.