TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER e: OPERATIONS
PART 501 SECURITY
SECTION 501.50 FIREARMS AUTHORIZATION
Section 501.50 Firearms Authorization
a) Employees shall not be authorized to carry or use a firearm unless they have received Department firearms training and qualification.
b) The Director may authorize employees to carry firearms:
1) To escort or transport a committed person outside the facilities of the Department and to return from such trips;
2) To protect, arrest, apprehend and reconfine a committed person;
3) To fill assigned security positions requiring firearms as standard equipment; and
4) For training purposes.
c) The Director may personally authorize other agency employees to carry firearms after determining that there is a need based upon the specific duties and responsibilities of the employee.
(Source: Amended at 11 Ill. Reg. 14697, effective September 1, 1987)