(50 ILCS 705/10.2)
    Sec. 10.2. Criminal background investigations.
    (a) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly, an applicant for employment as a peace officer, or for annual certification as a retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon, shall authorize an investigation to determine if the applicant has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty to, any criminal offense that disqualifies the person as a peace officer.
    (b) No law enforcement agency may knowingly employ a person, or certify a retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon, unless (i) a criminal background investigation of that person has been completed and (ii) that investigation reveals no convictions or pleas of guilty of offenses specified in subsection (a) of Section 6.1 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-187, eff. 1-1-20.)