Reasons to Join

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS offered by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police

The ILACP would like to take this special opportunity to invite you to become a member of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. We believe it is through the sharing of information and the building of partnerships that we increase our professionalism and ability to serve. The ILACP is dedicated to advancing the profession of law enforcement within the State of Illinois.

Obtain a membership application or apply online from our website. (Any new member enrollment with dues payment received after October 1st will apply through the following calendar year.) If you have any questions, feel free to contact the ILACP staff at 217-523-3765, or via email at [email protected][Printable List Link Here]

Reasons to Join the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police:

  • Professional Voice for Legislative Issues
  • Annual Training Conference
  • Public and Private Security Seminars
  • Police Chief Orientation Course
  • COMMAND Magazine
  • Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program
  • “Linebacker” Interim Chief Program
  • Free Mentorship Program
  • Assessment Centers
  • Legislative Updates
  • International Police Chiefs Conference Block Housing
  • Positions Available Posted Online
  • Members’ Restricted Area of Website
  • Voluntary Police Chief Certification Program
  • Police Memorial Supporters
  • Police Officer Selection Tests Discount
  • Email Alerts and Broadcast Bulletins
  • Midwest Security & Police Conference/Expo
  • Police and Citizen Awards Program
  • Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Program
  • Membership Directory Online
  • Command Training Scholarships
  • Life Memberships
  • Networking

Legislative Advocacy, Representation, and Updates

The ILACP helps law enforcement and members of the association by actively participating in the Illinois legislative process through the actions of its staff, elected officers, director of government relations, and legislative committee members.

ILACP members get frequent action alerts, legislative updates, and more through the ILACP weekly bulletin, email blasts, ILACP mobile app and social media platforms.

Members Only Section

The secure and password protected “Members Only” section of our website offers ILACP members a variety of online resources including comprehensive membership directory, membership profile and renewal management and a community forum. The community forum allows members to post discussion topics, share files, read and respond to other topics and messages written by other members.

Member Discounts and Benefits

The following organizations offer special discounts and benefits to ILACP members:

ACS - $500 discount on full-service grant writing, evaluation, budget maintenance, and grant consulting services.
American Military University - Offers the Everyday Heroes Grant, a special 10% tuition grant for emergency services professionals and their families.
Lexipol - ILACP members receive a 5% discount on their annual renewal subscription to Lexipol policy subscription, accreditation, online learning, and wellness (Cordico) services.
MPS - Offers a special trial through their partnership with the ILACP
Team Hochberg - Financial assistance and discounts for first responders looking to buy or refinance a home.
CourtSmart ILACP members will receive a 20% percent discount for their department.