§ 32.04  QUALIFICATION; OATH; BOND; REMOVAL.
   (A)   The three members of the Board shall be considered officers of the municipality and shall file an oath or affirmation and a fidelity bond in the amount of $1,000. The bond shall be paid by the village.
   (B)   (1)   No person holding an office under the village shall be a member of the Board of Police Commissioners or the Secretary thereof. The acceptance of any such office by a member of the Board shall be treated as a resignation of his or her office. No person shall be appointed a member of the Board of Police Commissioners who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of the state or comparable laws of any other state or the United States. No person shall be appointed a member of the Board of Police Commissioners who is related, either by blood or marriage up to the first degree of first cousin, to any elected official of the village. No more than two members of the Board shall belong to the same political party existing in the village at the time of such appointments as defined in the ILCS Ch. 10, Act 5, § 10-2. If only one or no political party exists in the village at the time of the appointments, then state or national political party affiliations shall be considered in making the appointments.
      (2)   Party affiliations shall be determined by affidavit of the person appointed as a member of the Board.
   (C)   The members shall not be subject to removal, except for cause, upon written charges, and after an opportunity to be heard within 30 days in his or her own defense, before a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees. A majority vote of the elected members of the Board of Trustees shall be required to remove any such member from office.
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 10-2.1-4