(55 ILCS 5/3-6021)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-6021)
Conservator of the peace.
Each sheriff shall be
conservator of the peace in his or her county, and shall prevent crime and
maintain the safety and order of the citizens of that county; and may arrest
offenders on view, and cause them to be
brought before the proper court for trial or examination.
(Source: P.A. 89-404, eff. 8-20-95; 90-593, eff. 6-19-98.)