TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER g: MUNICIPAL STANDARDS
PART 720 MUNICIPAL JAIL AND LOCKUP STANDARDS
SECTION 720.140 USE OF FORCE
Section 720.140 Use of Force
a) Officers shall not strike or lay hands on a detainee or employ the use of chemical agents except:
1) In self-defense.
2) To prevent escape.
3) To prevent serious injury or damage to person or property.
4) To quell a disturbance.
5) To effect detention.
6) To establish control.
b) Force shall be employed only as a last resort or when other means are unavailable or inadequate and only to the degree reasonably necessary to achieve a permitted purpose.
c) Following the use of chemical agents, appropriate measures as recommended by the manufacturer shall be taken to minimize the effect of the chemicals.
(Source: Amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 19227, effective November 1, 1998)