(725 ILCS 5/110A-10)
    Sec. 110A-10. Complaints. When complaint is made to a judge that a person has threatened or is about to commit an offense against the person or property of another, the court shall examine on oath the complaint, and any witness who may be produced, and reduce the complaint to writing, and cause it to be subscribed and sworn to by the complainant.
    The complaint may be issued electronically or electromagnetically by use of a facsimile transmission machine, and that complaint has the same validity as a written complaint.
(Source: P.A. 89-234, eff. 1-1-96.)