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Prough v. Madison County

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Tort Immunity Act
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (5th) 110146
Decision Date: 
Monday, February 25, 2013
District: 
5th Dist.
Division/County: 
Madison Co.
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Justice: 
WEXSTTEN
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.)