(40 ILCS 5/5-217)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 5-217)
Policemen in territory annexed.
Whenever any territory is annexed to the city, any person then employed
as a policeman in the annexed territory who is employed by the city on the
date of annexation as a policeman shall automatically come under the
provisions of this Article and any term of service rendered by him in such
territory shall be considered, for the purpose of this Article, as a term
of service rendered in the city.
Any such policeman shall in every respect, as of the date the annexation
comes into effect, be considered a present employee of the city on the
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 161.)