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March 27, 2009

Non-LEO appointed chief of Ill. State Police

By Ashley Rueff
Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Pat Quinn faces his first fight with state senators over a Cabinet nominee because the Iraq war veteran he nominated to lead the Illinois State Police has no experience as a policeman in Illinois.

Jonathon Monken, a 29-year-old former Army captain from Chicago, was appointed by Quinn on Sunday and is already on the job. Monken, who graduated in the top 1 percent of his class at West Point, has served as a tank platoon leader in the Sunni Triangle and was involved with civil and military relations in Iraq.

Full story: Non-LEO appointed chief of Ill. State Police

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