History worth remembering

I love old documents, original documents. It’s worth remember what law enforcement leaders were thinking exactly 75 years and one day ago. That’s when our association was incorporated in 1941, and here’s exactly why:

articles of incorporation REASON 4-12-1941.pdf

And just for the record, here’s what the top of the document looked like:

articles of incorporation FRONT cropped 4-12-1941.pdf

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Ed Wojcicki

Ed is executive director of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. He is the author of two books, the former publisher of Illinois Issues magazine and taught public affairs writing at the University of Illinois Springfield.

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