(50 ILCS 715/1)
(from Ch. 85, par. 521)
As used in this Act:
"Board" means the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
created by the Illinois Police Training Act.
"Municipality" means a city, village or incorporated town.
"Law enforcement officer" or "officer" means any person employed by a
county, municipality or township as a policeman, peace officer or in some
like position involving the enforcement of the law and protection of the
public interest at the risk of that person's life.
(Source: P.A. 88-586, eff. 8-12-94.)