Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

11-4-A-16 Indemnification

Section 1.  Employer Responsibility.  The Employer shall be responsible for, hold officers harmless from and pay for damages or monies, which may be adjudged, assessed or otherwise levied against any officer covered by this Agreement.

Section 2.  Legal Representation.  Officers shall have legal representation by the Employer in any civil cause of action brought against an officer resulting from or arising out of the performance of duties.

Section 3.  Cooperation.  Officers shall be required to cooperate with the Employer during the course of the investigation, administration or litigation of any claim arising under this Article.

Section 4.  Applicability.  The Employer will provide the protections set forth in Section 1 and Section 2 above, so long as the officer is acting within the scope of his employment and where the officer cooperates, as defined in Section 3, with the Employer in defense of the action or actions or claims. 

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