(50 ILCS 715/1) (from Ch. 85, par. 521)
    Sec. 1. As used in this Act:
    "Board" means the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board created by the Illinois Police Training Act.
    "Municipality" means a city, village or incorporated town.
    "Law enforcement officer" or "officer" means any person employed by a county, municipality or township as a policeman, peace officer or in some like position involving the enforcement of the law and protection of the public interest at the risk of that person's life.
(Source: P.A. 88-586, eff. 8-12-94.)