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Division of Enforcement

Note: All Illinois Liquor Control Commission Special Agents, Investigators,and Supervisors will readily provide official identification from the Commission upon arrival at the premise to be inspected.

Please report any attempts by individuals who attempt to misrepresent themselves as employees of the State of Illinois Liquor Control Commission to the Chief, Division of Enforcement, at 312-814-1801.

Special Agents and Investigators of the Division of Enforcement conduct liquor inspections at ILCC licensed buisnesses throughout Illinois. These Special Agents and Investigators visit licensed buisnesses on a regular basis and respond to complaints received from a variety of sources regarding alleged violations of the Liquor Control Act and/or the Rules of the State Commission.

ILCC Special Agents and Investigators also conduct periodic compliance sweeps in cooperation with other state, federal, and local law enforcement agencies. During these sweeps, the combined forces check for violations above and beyond Illinois liquor laws.

The Special Agents and Investigators also supervise underage purchasers during random ID checks. These checks, which are performed throughout the State of Illinois, test retail sales personnel on their duty to perform proper ID checks in the sale of alcoholic beverages.Proper ID checks are the most effective method to restrict youth access to alcoholic beverages.