(65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-21)
A municipality may appoint, discipline,
and discharge part-time police officers. A municipality that employs part-time
police officers shall, by ordinance, establish hiring standards for part-time
police officers and shall submit those standards to the Illinois Law
Enforcement Training Standards Board.
Part-time police officers shall be members of the regular police department,
except for pension purposes. Part-time police officers shall not be assigned
under any circumstances to supervise or direct full-time police officers of a
police department. Part-time police officers shall not be used as permanent
permanent full-time police officers.
Part-time police officers shall be trained under the Intergovernmental Law
Enforcement Officer's In-Service Training Act in accordance with the procedures
for part-time police officers established by the Illinois Law Enforcement
Training Standards Board. A part-time police officer hired after January 1,
1996 who has not yet received certification under Section 8.2 of the Illinois
Police Training Act shall be directly supervised.
(Source: P.A. 89-170, eff. 1-1-96.)