(65 ILCS 97/40)
    Sec. 40. Indemnification. A program shall indemnify each commissioner, officer, and employee, whether on salary, wage, or voluntary basis, and also the State of Illinois and the county and municipality in which the program is located and their employees, officers, and agents, against any and all losses, damages, judgments, interest, settlements, fines, court costs and other reasonable costs and expenses of legal proceedings including attorney fees, and any other liabilities incurred by, imposed upon, or suffered by such individual or governmental entity in connection with or resulting from any claim, action, suit, or proceeding, actual or threatened, arising out of or in connection with the performance of program duties. Any settlement of any claim must be made with prior approval of the governing commission in order for indemnification, as provided in this Section, to be available.
    The indemnification provided by a program under this Section shall not cover any acts or omissions which involve willful or wanton conduct, breach of good faith, intentional misconduct, knowing violation of the law, or for any transaction from which such individual derives an improper personal benefit.
(Source: P.A. 88-439.)