(65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-23)
(from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-23)
Disability or military leave-Grant by board.
A person holding a position in a fire or police department who is
injured while in the performance of his duties and because of such injury
is temporarily unable to continue to perform his duties or who enters the
military or naval service of the United States because of a war in which
the United States is a party belligerent or as required by any Act of
Congress shall, upon written application to the board, be granted a
disability or military leave, as the case may be.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2840