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Illinois State Police tout revocation, denial of more than 4,000 FOID cards, claim it has averted ‘potential tragedies’

The Illinois State Police announced they have revoked over 4,000 Firearm Owners Identification cards this year from Clear and Present Danger reports, which they say has “averted tragedies.” The Illinois State Police (ISP) released data highlighting its Office of Firearms Safety reviews earlier this week. The office works to prevent potential firearm-related incidents by keeping […]

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State police updates ‘clear and present danger’ rules in response to Highland Park mass shooting

The Illinois State Police has broadened its “clear and present danger” rules for FOID holders and applicants in response to the Highland Park parade mass shooting. ISP adopted updates on Monday that were approved by the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR), which is a bipartisan legislative oversight committee. The update allows for broader use […]

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Illinois State Police seize firearms, FOID cards from over 1,000 residents during ‘enforcement blitz’

State police conducted a firearms “enforcement blitz” in June and July and seized firearms from over 1,000 residents, the highest number since enforcement details started in 2019. 201 enforcement details were conducted in all 102 counties from June 16 to July 31 to ensure those who had their firearm rights revoked are in compliance with […]

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State police close loophole in gun permit process revealed after Highland Park mass shooting

(The Center Square) – Gov. Pritzker and state police have filed a new rule that aims to close a loophole that allowed the Highland Park mass shooting suspect to legally buy multiple guns despite previous incidents. Emergency rules announced Monday would allow “clear and present danger” reports to be maintained and used in the FOID […]