(70 ILCS 1205/4-7)
(from Ch. 105, par. 4-7)
Employees; police force.
The board of any park district may
attorneys, clerks and other employees, including a police force, as may be
required, and may define and prescribe their respective duties and
After receiving a certificate attesting to the successful completion
a training course administered by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
the members of the board and all police officers appointed by
the board shall be conservators of the peace within and upon the
boulevards, driveways, and property controlled by that park
shall have power to make arrests subject to the provisions of the Park
District Police Act. The exercise of such authority shall not permit the
possession or use of firearms by members of the board.
(Source: P.A. 89-458, eff. 5-24-96; 90-540, eff. 12-1-97.)