(50 ILCS 705/10.2)
    Sec. 10.2. Criminal background investigations.
    (a) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly, an applicant for employment as a peace officer, or for annual certification as a retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon, shall authorize an investigation to determine if the applicant has been convicted of any criminal offense that disqualifies the person as a peace officer.
    (b) No law enforcement agency may knowingly employ a person, or certify a retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon, unless (i) a criminal background investigation of that person has been completed and (ii) that investigation reveals no convictions of offenses specified in subsection (a) of Section 6.1 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-103, eff. 7-1-05.)