(725 ILCS 5/107-11) (from Ch. 38, par. 107-11)
    Sec. 107-11. When summons may be issued.
    (a) When authorized to issue a warrant of arrest, a court may instead issue a summons.
    (b) The summons shall:
        (1) Be in writing;
        (2) State the name of the person summoned and his or
    
her address, if known;
        (3) Set forth the nature of the offense;
        (4) State the date when issued and the municipality
    
or county where issued;
        (5) Be signed by the judge of the court with the
    
title of his or her office; and
        (6) Command the person to appear before a court at a
    
certain time and place.
    (c) The summons may be served in the same manner as the summons in a civil action, except that police officers may serve summons for violations of ordinances occurring within their municipalities.
(Source: P.A. 87-574.)