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(A) Any person employed as a part-time police officer must meet the following standards:
(1) Be of good moral character, of temperate habits, of sound health, and physically and mentally able to perform assigned duties;
(2) Be at least 21 years of age;
(3) Pass a medical examination;
(4) Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate;
(5) Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license;
(6) Possess no prior felony convictions; and
(7) Any individual who has served in the U.S. Military must have been honorably discharged.
(B) (1) All police officers, other than those who shall be employed on a full-time basis, shall be considered part-time police officers, and shall be considered to be members of the regular Police Department, except for pensions and other benefits from time to time provided for by the village.
(2) Part-time police officers shall not be assigned to supervise or direct full-time police officers of the Police Department.
(3) Part-time police officers shall be trained under the Intergovernmental Law Enforcement Officers In-Service Training Act, being 50 ILCS 720/1 et seq., as amended in accordance with the procedures for part-time officers established by the state’s Law Enforcement’s Training Standards Board.
(Ord. 06-07, passed 8-1-2006; Ord. 2012-O-4, passed 4-3-2012)