(705 ILCS 405/2-6)
(from Ch. 37, par. 802-6)
Duty of officer.
(1) A law
enforcement officer who takes a minor into custody under Section 2-5
shall immediately make a reasonable attempt to
notify the parent or other person legally responsible for the minor's
care or the person with whom the minor resides that the minor has been
taken into custody and where he or she is being held.
(a) A law enforcement officer who takes a minor into custody with a
warrant shall without unnecessary delay take the minor to the nearest
juvenile police officer designated for such purposes in the county of venue.
(b) A law enforcement officer who takes a minor into custody without a
warrant shall place the minor in temporary protective custody and shall
immediately notify the Department of Children and Family Services by
contacting either the central register established under 7.7 of the Abused
and Neglected Child Reporting Act or the nearest Department of Children and
Family Services office. If there is reasonable cause to suspect that a
minor has died as a result of abuse or neglect, the law enforcement officer
shall immediately report such suspected abuse or neglect to the appropriate
medical examiner or coroner.
(Source: P.A. 85-601.)