(725 ILCS 5/107-8)
(from Ch. 38, par. 107-8)
Assisting peace officer).
(a) A peace officer making a lawful
arrest may command the aid of
persons over the age of 18.
(b) A person commanded to aid a peace officer shall have the same
authority to arrest as that peace officer.
(c) A person commanded to aid a peace officer shall not be civilly
liable for any reasonable conduct in aid of the officer.
(Source: P.A. 80-360.)