(310 ILCS 10/8.1b)
(from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 8.1b)
(a) The Authority shall establish and maintain an affirmative
action program consistent with state and federal law, designed to promote
equal employment opportunity within the police force and give preference to
the recruitment of applicants
for the police force from the specific communities in which the Authority
operates housing developments and administers housing assistance programs.
(b) In establishing the selection standards, the Authority shall provide that
sworn officer positions at the rank of sergeant or below shall first be
filled by persons otherwise qualified for selection who are residents of
facilities under the jurisdiction of the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 86-457.)