Stateville Correctional Officer charged with forgery

François Kopca – Photo Illinois State Police

JOLIET – An Illinois Department of Corrections Officer working at the Stateville Correctional Center in Joliet has been charged with three counts of Forgery. The Illinois State Police said on Saturday that 28-year-old François Kopca of Chicago allegedly engaged in deceptive practices in dealings with the Illinois State Police Federal Credit Union. Kopca has been charged with three Class 3 Felonies with a future court date pending.

“The men and women of the Illinois State Police Division of Internal Investigation are committed to preserving the integrity of the State of Illinois,” stated Captain Darryl Bogard. “The thorough investigative work performed by these officers assist in maintaining the confidence of the public and the various entities we serve,” he concluded.