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The Mayor or President, with the advice and consent of the Village Board of Trustees, may appoint part-time police officers in accordance with ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 3.1-5 ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 3.1-30-21.
(A) Part-time police officers employed by the village must meet the following standards;
(1) Be at least 21 years of age.
(2) Must have a high school education or its equivalent.
(3) Be of good moral character, of temperate habits, and sound health and must be physically and mentally able to perform assigned duties.
(4) Must not have been convicted of a felony or any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, as specified in § 10-2.10-6 of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Act.
(5) Must be a resident of the State of Illinois.
(6) Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.
(7) Must be qualified to enter and must successfully complete any training or certification mandated by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
(B) Part-time police officers may be disciplined by the Chief of Police the same as full time police officers except all appeal of discipline shall be to the Village Mayor and Village Board of Trustees.
(C) Part-time police officers may be discharged by the Mayor, upon recommendation of the Chief of Police and consent of the Village Board of Trustees.
(D) Part-time police officers shall be members of the regular Police Department, except for pension purposes.
(E) Part-time police officers shall be governed by the same rules, regulations, policies and directives as full time members of the police department, except they shall not be subject to any portion of any FOP labor agreement;
(F) Part-time police officers shall not be assigned under any circumstances to supervise or direct full-time police officers.
(G) Part-time police officers shall not be used as permanent replacements for permanent full-time police officers;
(H) Part-time police officers shall not work more than 1,540 hours in a 12-month period, beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of each year, without the specific authorization of the Village Mayor and Village Board of Trustees.