2005 Illinois 720 ILCS 5/      Criminal Code of 1961. Article 25 - Mob Action And Related Offenses


      (720 ILCS 5/Art. 25 heading)
ARTICLE 25. MOB ACTION AND RELATED OFFENSES

    (720 ILCS 5/25‑1) (from Ch. 38, par. 25‑1)
    Sec. 25‑1. Mob action.
    (a) Mob action consists of any of the following:
        (1) The use of force or violence disturbing the
    
public peace by 2 or more persons acting together and without authority of law; or
        (2) The assembly of 2 or more persons to do an
    
unlawful act; or
        (3) The assembly of 2 or more persons, without
    
authority of law, for the purpose of doing violence to the person or property of any one supposed to have been guilty of a violation of the law, or for the purpose of exercising correctional powers or regulative powers over any person by violence.
    (b) Mob action as defined in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) is a Class 4 felony.
    (c) Mob action as defined in paragraphs (2) and (3) of subsection (a) is a Class C misdemeanor.
    (d) Any participant in a mob action which shall by violence inflict injury to the person or property of another commits a Class 4 felony.
    (e) Any participant in a mob action who does not withdraw on being commanded to do so by any peace officer commits a Class A misdemeanor.
    (f) In addition to any other sentence that may be imposed, a court shall order any person convicted of mob action to perform community service for not less than 30 and not more than 120 hours, if community service is available in the jurisdiction and is funded and approved by the county board of the county where the offense was committed. In addition, whenever any person is placed on supervision for an alleged offense under this Section, the supervision shall be conditioned upon the performance of the community service.
    This subsection does not apply when the court imposes a sentence of incarceration.
(Source: P.A. 88‑558, eff. 1‑1‑95; 89‑8, eff. 3‑21‑95.)

    (720 ILCS 5/25‑1.1)
    Sec. 25‑1.1. Unlawful contact with streetgang members.
    (a) A person commits the offense of unlawful contact with streetgang members when:
        (1) He or she knowingly has direct or indirect
    
contact with a streetgang member as defined in Section 10 of the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act after having been sentenced to probation, conditional discharge, or supervision for a criminal offense with a condition of such sentence being to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a streetgang member or members; or
        (2) He or she knowingly has direct or indirect
    
contact with a streetgang member as defined in Section 10 of the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act after having been released on bond for any criminal offense with a condition of such bond being to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a streetgang member or members.
    (b) Unlawful contact with streetgang members is a Class A misdemeanor.
    (c) This Section does not apply to a person when the only streetgang member or members he or she is with is a family or household member or members as defined in paragraph (3) of Section 112A‑3 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the streetgang members are not engaged in any streetgang related activity.
(Source: P.A. 90‑795, eff. 8‑14‑98; 91‑357, eff. 7‑29‑99.)

    (720 ILCS 5/25‑2) (from Ch. 38, par. 25‑2)
    Sec. 25‑2. Removal of chief of police or sheriff.
    (a) If a prisoner is taken from the custody of any policeman or chief of police of any city, town or village and lynched, it shall be prima facie evidence of wrong‑doing on the part of such chief of police and he shall be suspended. The mayor or chief executive of such city, town or village shall appoint an acting chief of police until he has ascertained whether the suspended chief of police has done all in his power to protect the life of the prisoner. If, upon hearing all evidence and argument, the mayor or chief executive finds that the chief of police has done his utmost to protect the prisoner, he may reinstate the chief of police; but, if he finds the chief of police guilty of not properly protecting the prisoner, a new chief of police shall be appointed. Any chief of police replaced shall not be eligible to serve again in such office.
    (b) If a prisoner is taken from the custody of any sheriff or his deputy and lynched, it shall be prima facie evidence of wrong‑doing on the part of such sheriff and he shall be suspended. The governor shall appoint an acting sheriff until he has ascertained whether the suspended sheriff has done all in his power to protect the life of the prisoner. If, upon hearing all evidence and argument, the governor finds that the sheriff has done his utmost to protect the prisoner, he shall reinstate the sheriff; but, if he finds the sheriff guilty of not properly protecting the prisoner, a new sheriff shall be duly elected or appointed, pursuant to the existing law provided for the filling of vacancies in such office. Any sheriff replaced shall not be eligible to serve again in such office.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)

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