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File #: 19-0233    Version: 1 Name: TITLE 3 - POLICE REGULATION, CHAPTER 1 - POLICE FORCE
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 4/12/2019 In control: Law Enforcement Committee
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TITLE 3 - POLICE REGULATION, CHAPTER 1 - POLICE FORCE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 3 - Police Regulations, Chapter 1 - Police Force of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows: 3-1-1: - POLICE FORCE ESTABLISHED; COMPOSITION. There is hereby established a police force to be known as a Police Force. The Police Force of the District shall consist of: of police members who shall constitute the regular Police Force of the District. A. The President and members of the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District, the officers and heads of various departments and divisions of the District, who shall be known as "Deputy" Police. B. Police members who shall constitute the regular Police Force of the District. 3-1-2: - COMMAND; RULES AND REGULATIONS. The entire force for police duty, either emergency or general, shall be under the ...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

TITLE 3 - POLICE REGULATION, CHAPTER 1 - POLICE FORCE

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 3 - Police Regulations, Chapter 1 - Police Force of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:

3-1-1: - POLICE FORCE ESTABLISHED; COMPOSITION.

There is hereby established a police force to be known as a Police Force. The Police Force of the District shall consist of: of police members who shall constitute the regular Police Force of the District.

A. The President and members of the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserve District, the officers and heads of various departments and divisions of the District, who shall be known as "Deputy" Police.
B. Police members who shall constitute the regular Police Force of the District.

3-1-2: - COMMAND; RULES AND REGULATIONS.

The entire force for police duty, either emergency or general, shall be under the command of the General Superintendent Chief of Police who shall make such rules and regulations for the government and discipline of the police as he may consider necessary and as are not inconsistent with the provisions of the rules and regulations established by the District Board of Commissioners for the government and regulation of the officers and employees of the District and of such ordinances as may be from time to time passed by the Board of Commissioners.

3-1-3: - OATH OF OFFICE.

All members of the regular Police Force shall, before they enter on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe to the following oath or affirmation before the Clerk of the County Court of Cook County or the District's Chief of Police or such Chief of Police's designee:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Illinois, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties...

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