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92_HB0415 LRB9202764RCdv 1 AN ACT concerning municipalities. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by 5 changing Section 3.1-15-25 as follows: 6 (65 ILCS 5/3.1-15-25) (from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-15-25) 7 Sec. 3.1-15-25. Conservators of the peace; service of 8 warrants. 9 (a) After receiving a certificate attesting to the 10 successful completion of a training course administered by 11 the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, the 12
mayor, aldermen, president, trustees,marshal, deputy 13 marshals, and policemen in municipalities shall be 14 conservators of the peace. Those persons and others 15 authorized by ordinance shall have power (i) to arrest or 16 cause to be arrested, with or without process, all persons 17 who break the peace or are found violating any municipal 18 ordinance or any criminal law of the State, (ii) to commit 19 arrested persons for examination, (iii) if necessary, to 20 detain arrested persons in custody over night or Sunday in 21 any safe place or until they can be brought before the proper 22 court, and (iv) to exercise all other powers as conservators 23 of the peace prescribed by the corporate authorities. 24 (b) All warrants for the violation of municipal 25 ordinances or the State criminal law, directed to any person, 26 may be served and executed within the limits of a 27 municipality by any policeman or marshal of the municipality. 28 For that purpose, policemen and marshals have all the common 29 law and statutory powers of sheriffs. 30 (Source: P.A. 90-540, eff. 12-1-97.) -2- LRB9202764RCdv 1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 2 becoming law.
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