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 and twice on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives. In 2012, he preformed with the Illinois Wesleyan University Wind Ensemble at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts in Michael Schelle’s The End of the World. Steve concluded his career as the commanding officer of District 6 State Police in Pontiac, Illinois, and District 8 State Police in Peoria, Illinois.