Prough v. Madison County

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (5th) 110146
Decision Date: 
February 25, 2013
District: 
5th Dist.
Division/County: 
Madison Co.
Justice: 
WEXSTTEN
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Plaintiff sued Defendants, Sherriff's Department and Dispatcher, failing to provide adequate police protection by retaining his grandson in their custody, for failing to prevent him from murdering his father, and/or for releasing him from custody. Plain language of Tort Immunity Act applies to give Defendants absolute immunity, Defendants, including for willful and wanton misconduct. (WELCH and GOLDENHERSH, concurring.)