SIPCA was originally named the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission and was organized under the coordination of the Southwestern Illinois Metro Area Planning Commission in April of 1969. In 1971 it became a general not-for-profit corporation serving the seven counties of Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, St Clair, Randolph, and Washington. It’s major purpose was to assist in the upgrading of the Administration of Justice. It’s major mission was the career development of local, state and federal law enforcement and correctional officers. The first president of SIPCA was Chief Louis Oliver of Washington Park Police Department.
SIPCA Founding Background
© 2023 — Southern Illinois Police Chiefs Association