(515 ILCS 5/1-160) (from Ch. 56, par. 1-160)
    Sec. 1-160. Peace officers. All employees of the Department authorized by the Director shall have the power of, and shall be, peace officers in the enforcement of this Code, including administrative rules, and may carry weapons as may be necessary in the performance of their duties.
(Source: P.A. 87-833.)