Apr 122019

Captain Steven Riesenberg (’87) retired from the 
Illinois State Police following a 31 year career in law enforcement.  He  
served in patrol, investigative, and covert operations assignments while  
earning three department service ribbons.  A bagpiper with the State Police  
Pipes and Drums, he performed solo before three Illinois Governors  
(Thompson, Quinn, Rauner) and twice on the floor of the Illinois House of  
Representatives.  In 2012 he performed with the IWU Wind Ensemble at the  
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts in Michael Schelle’s “The End of  
the World.”  Captain Riesenberg concluded his career as the Commanding  
Officer of District 6 State Police in Pontiac and District 8 State Police  
in Peoria.  His daughter, Kelsey Riesenberg (National Honor Society,  
Bloomington HS) will attend IWU this fall as part of the Class of 2023.  He  
resides in Bloomington with his wife, Jill.

Congratulations to Steven on a successful career!

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