(60 ILCS 1/30-160)
Police protection by municipality or county; county of
1,000,000 or more; special taxing district.
(a) In counties having a population of 1,000,000 or more, the electors may
authorize the township board to contract with one or more municipalities in the
township or with the county within which the township is located to furnish
police protection in the unincorporated area of the township.
(b) The township board may declare the unincorporated area of the
township a special police district for tax purposes. Proof of the declaration
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.
(Source: P.A. 82-783; 88-62.)