Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 730 ILCS 110/11

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
     Probation officers, in the exercise of their official duties, and sheriffs and police officers, may, anywhere within the state, arrest on view any probationer found by them violating any of the conditions of his or her probation, and it shall be the duty of the officer making such arrest immediately to take the probationer before the court having jurisdiction over him or her for further order.