(50 ILCS 715/2)
(from Ch. 85, par. 522)
Upon application to the Board and its approval, the Board may make
grants to each county, municipality or township for payment of additional
compensation to full time law enforcement officers qualifying under this
Act, in the amount of an additional 2% of base pay or $200 per year,
whichever is less, in the case of an officer who has been employed at least
one year and who has completed 30 or more semester hours, or the
equivalent, of law enforcement related courses at the college level.
It shall be within the authority of the Board to establish guidelines
for courses which are to be considered as related to law enforcement and to
approve specific courses for the 30 semester hours credit.
(Source: P.A. 85-330.)