Legislaive push to allow State Correctional Officers to protect themselves and more importantly their families from retribution and retaliation of convicted felons in Illinois.

Assaults on law enforcement in the past 10 years have increased at an alarming rate. The U.S. Attorney General has called for an investigation to learn the reasons for the increase in ambush assaults on U.S. Law Enforcement. Over 53,000 officers are assaulted every year in the U.S.