(20 ILCS 2610/23)
(from Ch. 121, par. 307.18d)
The Director may appoint auxiliary State policemen in
such number as he deems necessary. Such auxiliary policemen shall not be
regular State policemen. Such auxiliary State policemen shall
not supplement members of the regular State police in the performance
of their assigned and normal duties, except as otherwise provided herein.
Such auxiliary State policemen shall only be assigned to perform the following
duties: to aid or direct traffic, to aid in control of natural or man made
disasters, or to aid in case of civil disorder as directed by the commanding
officers. Identification symbols worn by such auxiliary State policemen
shall be different and distinct from those used by State policemen. Such
auxiliary State policemen shall at all times during the performance of their
duties be subject to the direction and control of the commanding officer.
Such auxiliary State policemen shall not carry firearms.
Auxiliary State policemen, prior to entering upon any of their duties,
shall receive a course of training in such police procedures as shall be
appropriate in the exercise of the powers conferred upon them, which training
and course of study shall be determined and provided by the Department of
State Police. Prior to the appointment of any auxiliary State policeman
his fingerprints shall be taken and no person shall be appointed as such
auxiliary State policeman if he has been convicted of a felony or other
crime involving moral turpitude.
All auxiliary State policemen shall be between the age of 21 and 60 years,
and shall serve without compensation.
The Line of Duty Compensation Act shall be applicable to auxiliary State
policemen upon their death in the line of duty described herein.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)