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Illinois Secretary of State's Office Offers Emergency Database

April 2010
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The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office allows anyone who holds an Illinois driver’s license or ID card to voluntarily register their emergency contact numbers in the event they are involved in an emergency
situation and unable to communicate directly with law enforcement.

Once registered on the database, the information is stored securely and accessible only by law enforcement. To date, more than 125,000 people have already registered their emergency contact information on the Secretary of State’s Web site at

For more information, contact Mary Riseling with the Secretary of State’s Office at