Sec. 7-7. Private person’s use of force in resisting arrest.

State: Illinois

 

Illinois Consolidated Statutes (I.L.C.S.)

Chapter 720. Criminal Offenses

5. Criminal Code

Sec. 7-7. Private person’s use of force in resisting arrest. 

A person is not authorized to use force to resist an arrest which he knows is being made either by a peace officer or by a private person summoned and directed by a peace officer to make the arrest, even if he believes that the arrest is unlawful and the arrest in fact is unlawful.