(60 ILCS 1/30-155)
Police protection by county in county under 1,000,000; special
(a) In counties having a population of less than 1,000,000, the electors may
authorize the township board to contract with the county sheriff within which
the township is located to furnish police protection in the unincorporated area
of the township.
(b) The township board may adopt a resolution declaring the unincorporated
area of the township a special police district for tax purposes. Proof of the
adoption of the resolution authorizes the county clerk to extend a tax upon the
special police district in the amount specified in the annual township tax
levy, but not to exceed a rate of .10% of the value of taxable property as
equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(c) Whenever a resolution creating a special police district has been
adopted, the township board shall order the proposition submitted to the voters
within the territory of the proposed special police district at an election.
The clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials.
Notice shall be given and the election conducted in accordance with the general
election law. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
Shall a special police district be created to serve