Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 5 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Section 107-16

    (725 ILCS 5/107-16)

    Sec. 107-16. Apprehension of offender. It is the duty of every sheriff, coroner, and every marshal, policeman, or other officer of an incorporated city, town, or village, having the power of a sheriff, when a criminal offense or breach of the peace is committed or attempted in his or her presence, forthwith to apprehend the offender and bring him or her before a judge, to be dealt with according to law; to suppress all riots and unlawful assemblies, and to keep the peace, and without delay to serve and execute all warrants and other process to him or her lawfully directed.

(Source: P.A. 89-234, eff. 1-1-96.)

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