[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Coal City; amended in its entirety 7-27-2016 by Ord. No. 16-16. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall knowingly resist or obstruct the performance by one known to the person to be a peace officer, firefighter or correctional institution employee of any authorized act within his or her official capacity.
For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
- CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION EMPLOYEE
- Any person employed to supervise and control inmates incarcerated in a penitentiary, state farm, reformatory, prison, jail, house of correction, police detention area, halfway house, or other institution or place for the incarceration or custody of persons under sentence for offenses or awaiting trial or sentence for offenses, under arrest for an offense, a violation of probation, a violation of parole, or a violation of mandatory supervised release, or awaiting a bail-setting hearing or preliminary hearing or who are sexually dangerous persons or who are sexually violent persons
- Any individual, either as an employee or volunteer, of a regularly constituted fire department of a municipality or fire protection district who performs fire-fighting duties, including, but not limited to, the fire chief, assistant fire chief, captain, engineer, driver, ladder person, hose person, pipe person, and any other member of a regularly constituted fire department. “Firefighter” also means a person employed by the Office of the State Fire Marshal to conduct arson investigations.
No person, upon command, shall refuse or knowingly reasonably fail to aid a person known by him or her to be a police officer in:
No person shall knowingly and without lawful authority alter, destroy, deface, remove, or conceal any public notice posted according to law, during the time for which the notice was to remain posted. (ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 32-9)
It shall be unlawful for any person to falsely represent himself or herself to be an officer of this Village or without being duly authorized by the Village to exercise or attempt to exercise any of the duties, functions or powers of the Village or peace officer.
Whoever violates any provisions of this chapter for which no other penalty is specified shall be subject to the penalty set forth in § 10-99 of the Code.