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Updated Sep 5, 2022

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Found 28 of over 29 reviews
4.3
86% Recommend to a Friend
Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly
89% Approve of CEO

Found 28 of over 29 reviews

4.3
86%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly
Brendan Kelly
7 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Great salaries for this type of job.(in 4 reviews)
  • "Great benefits(in 3 reviews)
Cons
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Still a great job!

    Sep 5, 2022 - Master Sergeant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Equipment paid for. Take home squads. Start and end your day from your driveway. Great salary. Plenty of opportunities for career advancement and different job opportunities.

    Cons

    Public perception of police in general. Lack of personnel.

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    State Trooper

    Aug 15, 2022 - State Trooper 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are great.

    Cons

    Hours since shortage of police officers

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Excellent place to work.

    Apr 22, 2022 - Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great supervisors and coworkers. Hybrid work schedule.

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of opportunities to advance

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Review of the isp academy.

    Apr 6, 2022 - Laborer in Springfield, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Really nice people and get easy to work with.

    Cons

    No downsides it’s a great place!

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

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    Apr 6, 2022 - Admin Assistant in Springfield, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great benefits

    Cons

    None that I would like to list at this time.

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Great history

    Apr 1, 2022 - Investigator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great organization to be a part of.

    Cons

    Need to hire more troopers.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Integrity, Service, and Pride

    Jan 11, 2022 - Lieutenant in Springfield, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Served among the best in the most noble of professions.

    Cons

    The need is great, but the workers are few.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    My experience

    Feb 8, 2022 - Property and Evidence Technician in Belleville, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    It was a great job with good benefits and pay. Including people.

    Cons

    Not enough help while on the job training.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Job

    Sep 29, 2021 - Special Agent in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Pay and Great Pension

    Cons

    Risk your life and long hours

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Illinois State Police

    Jan 7, 2021 - Captain in Springfield, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    High level of professionalism and integrity

    Cons

    Union influence on agency leadership

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Illinois State Police has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 29 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at Illinois State Police to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Illinois State Police employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Illinois State Police. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

86% of Illinois State Police employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Illinois State Police 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Illinois State Police to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, culture, senior leadership.

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