January 2022 to Begin a New Round of Compliance Checks at Businesses that Serve Alcohol

Springfield, Mass. — The Springfield Police Department will be conducting compliance checks at businesses that sell alcohol, including bars, restaurants and package stores in 2022.

The compliance checks may begin as soon as January 1st and will be conducted randomly throughout the year.  The checks are to ensure that businesses are properly checking ID’s and not selling alcohol to to anyone under 21.  This notice is to remind and encourage all business owners and managers to properly train their employees to ensure no one underage is sold alcohol.