New Trooper joins District 17

Trooper Montney – Photo Illinois State Police

LASALLE – A member of the latest graduating class of the Illinois State Police Academy will be calling District 17 home.   The Illinois State Police announced that Michael Montney, part of Cadet Class 132, has begun his 14-week field training.  Before becoming a Trooper, Montney was an Election Specialist with the IL State Board of Elections.

“I joined the Illinois State Police because I wanted to make a positive difference in my community and my state and to be a part of an organization that is universally respected for their honesty, determination, and dedication.  I also wanted a little adventure and to have an office view that was every changing” noted Montney.