The State Police Merit Board adopted an amendment to the Procedures of the Department of State Police Merit Board, implementing Public Act 101-374 and replacing an emergency rule that was effective Dec. 2, 2019.
The Department of State Police ("DSP") adopted amendments to Imaging Products (20 Ill. Adm. Code 1298 (effective Oct. 10, 2018)), updating its policies regarding the copying and the use of digital information collected by DSP during investigations.
This act amends the Cook County Sheriff's Merit Board's operating procedures. The Merit Board shall consist of seven members appointed by the sheriff with the advice and consent of three-fifths of the county board.
The court reversed defendant's conviction and remanded for a new trial where the trial court improperly conducted an in camera hearing on the defendant's motion to reveal the surveillance location at which the police officer allegedly observed the defendant commit the offense.