(105 ILCS 5/10-22.28)
(from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.28)
School safety patrol.
To establish and maintain a school safety patrol and with the written
consent of the parents of individual pupils to appoint such pupils to
participate as members thereof for the purpose of influencing and
encouraging the other pupils to refrain from crossing public streets and
highways at points other than at regular crossings and for the purpose of
directing pupils not to cross streets and highways at times when the
presence of traffic would render such crossing unsafe.
The safety patrol shall function only under the direction and control of
school authorities; however, upon request of the school board other
agencies may cooperate to such extent as may be agreed upon.
No liability shall attach either to the school district or any
individual, trustee, board member, superintendent, principal, teacher or
other school employee by virtue of the organization, maintenance or
operation of a school safety patrol organized, maintained and operated
under authority of this section.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize or permit the
use of any safety patrol member for the purpose of directing vehicular
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)