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OJJDP the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program

STRATEGIES TO REDUCE UNDERAGE ALCOHOL USE:Typology and Brief Overview

The Center for Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws


Or why law enforcement is involved and should be involved in uade

OR: Why Law Enforcement is involved (and should be involved) in UADE

Tools for Success


Four key elements to remember from this workshop: involved) in UADE

  • Answer to the question “ Why bother with the underage drinking issue at all?”

  • EUDL funding, related training and technical assistance are available in your state

  • It is important to link enforcement (public safety) with health care providers (public health), the community and youth

  • Local policies must be addressed to have a long term impact on alcohol consumption by minors


Prevention specialists advocate environmental strategies. involved) in UADE

Individual

Community

Environment

The broader environment is the fundament of alcohol-related harm.

STRATEGIES


Underage drinking is a $52.8 billion a year problem in the U.S.

Medical Care:$3.7 billion

Total Costof Underage Alcohol Usein the United States in 1998:

$52.8 billion

Work Loss & Other Costs:$10.6 billion

Pain & Lost Quality of Life: $38.5 billion

UNDERAGE DRINKING


The Cost of Underage Drinking U.S.

in the US

Total Costof Underage Alcohol Usein the United Statesfor 2001:

$61.9 billion

Medical Care:$5.4 billion

Work Loss & Other Costs:$14.9 billion

Pain & Lost Quality of Life: $41.6 billion

PIRE, 2004

Costs of UAD Handouts can be found at www.udetc.org



We recognize four interlocking strategies to reduce underage drinking

Expressions of Community Norms U.S.

Limitations on Access

Strategies

Prevention of Impaired Driving

Strategies Based in Schools

We recognize four interlocking strategies to reduce underage drinking.

STRATEGIES


Limitations on access help reduce availability to minors

Limitations on Access U.S.

Limitations on access help reduce availability to minors.

  • Enforce minimum agepurchase laws: -aimed at retailers -aimed at youth

  • Strengthen minimum purchase age laws

  • Reducesocial availability

  • Reduce overall community availability of alcohol

ACCESS


Enforcement aimed at retailers helps prevent sales to youth

Limitations on Access U.S.

Enforcement aimed at retailers helps prevent sales to youth.

  • Vigorous use of compliance checks

  • Application of appropriate sanctions to violating merchants

  • Education of merchants regarding techniques and responsibilities

  • Dram shop liability for sales to minors

  • Development of community support for enforcement

ACCESS


Limitations U.S. on Access

In Mississippi, compliance check operations have lead to a significant decrease in sales of alcohol to youth under age 21 by merchants:

From 57% to 32% non-compliance of bars near college campuses and from 26% to 19% non-compliance by grocery stores, convenience stores, and drug stores statewide.


Enforcement aimed at youth seeks to deter youth from drinking

Limitations on Access U.S.

Enforcement aimed at youth seeks to deter youth from drinking.

  • “Cops in Shops”

  • Use/lose laws and other

    penalties applied to

    violating youth

  • Special police “party

    patrols”

  • Penalties applied to the

    use of false ID’s

ACCESS


Limitations U.S. on Access

In Rhode Island, police and retailers are cooperating to reduce the usage of fake IDs by minors in their community.


Controls on availability in general reduce youth access to alcohol

Limitations on Access U.S.

Controls on availability in general reduce youth access to alcohol.

  • Increase price through excise taxes

  • Conditional use permits

    for alcohol outlets

  • Controls on outlet

    location and density

  • Controls on hours of sale

ACCESS


Limitations U.S. on Access

In New Mexico, youth advocated for and won a local option to tax alcohol.


Expressions of Community Norms U.S.

In North Carolina, advocates won passage of a bill limiting outlet density in their community.

North Carolina


Social availability strategies target youth access to alcohol beyond retail
Social availability strategies target youth access to alcohol beyond retail.

  • Enforcement of laws against buying alcohol for minors

  • Sales displays that discourage shoplifting

  • Special enforcement

    campaigns to prevent parties where alcohol is served

  • Keg registration laws

Limitations on Access

ACCESS


Limitations alcohol beyond retail. on Access

In Maine, the youth-led “Sticker Shock” campaign puts notices on products, warning adults not to purchase or sell tominors.


Limitations alcohol beyond retail. on Access

In Kansas, youth advocates helped pass a keg registration law.

Kansas


States can close loopholes and enhance enforcement efforts by improving minimum age drinking laws
States can close loopholes and enhance enforcement efforts by improving minimum-age drinking laws.

  • Require sellers of alcohol to

    be at least 21 years old

  • Make the manufacture or

    purchase of false identification a crime

  • Prohibit minors from entering

    bars

  • Improve laws regarding

    minors in possession of alcohol

Limitations on Access

ACCESS


Limitations by improving minimum-age drinking laws. on Access

In Rhode Island, police and retailers worked together to apprehend 3 local college students who were charged for manufacturing and transferring fake licenses.


Limitations by improving minimum-age drinking laws. on Access

In Nebraska, youth helped convince the Legislature to add ‘consumption’ to the minimum-drinking-age laws.


Expressions of “Norms” discourage would-be drinkers and relate their behavior to the community as a whole.

Expressions of Community Norms

  • Controls on alcohol

    advertising

  • Parent coalitions to

    reduce use

  • Media campaigns, media advocacy, and counter-advertising

SOCIAL NORMS


Expressions of Community Norms relate their behavior to the community as a whole.

In Maine, youth activism led the local NBC affiliate to drop liquor advertisements.


Events focused strategies seek to shape the community norms
Events-focused strategies seek to shape the community norms.

Expressions of Community Norms

  • Prohibition of alcohol

    sponsorship of public

    events

  • Prohibitions/Controls on

    alcohol use at community

    events or in public areas

  • Community sponsorship of alcohol-free activities for youth

SOCIAL NORMS


Expressions of Community Norms

In Richland County, Wisconsin, community members have successfully petitioned for an alcohol free county fair.


Prevention of impaired driving reduces the primary harm of underage drinking
Prevention of Impaired Driving reduces the primary harm of underage drinking.

  • Establishment and

    enforcement of “zero

    tolerance” laws

  • Sobriety checkpoints

  • Responsible beverage

    service

  • Vigorous and well-

    publicized enforcement

    of impaired driving laws

Prevention of Impaired Driving

IMPAIRED DRIVING


The 21 drinking age has prevented over 20,000 fatalities from traffic crashes.

Traffic fatalities per 100,000 (under 21) (1977-1999)

UNDERAGE DRINKING


Prevention of Impaired Driving from traffic crashes.

In Texas, youth formally recognized police officers for their DUI/DWI enforcement efforts.


School based strategies educate youth and get them involved in prevention
School-based strategies educate youth and get them involved in prevention.

  • School policies regarding

    alcohol use on school

    property or at school-sponsored events

  • Prevention curricula Media literacy programs

Strategies Based in Schools

SCHOOL-BASED INITIATIVES


Communication is a key element in executing law enforcement operations
Communication is a Key Element in Executing Law Enforcement Operations

  • Compliance Check Operations

    • Cops in Shops

    • Shoulder Tap Operations

    • Third Party Transactions

  • Enforcement of Impaired Driving Laws

  • Fake ID Identification

  • Party Prevention and Controlled Dispersal

  • School Based Enforcement Initiatives

  • Sobriety Check Points


Compliance checks
Compliance Checks Operations

  • Targets deterring commercial alcohol access to minors

  • Can be used as an Educational or Enforcement tool

  • Assist with community issues

    • Hispanic/Asian community


Cops in shops
Cops In Shops Operations

  • Targets favorite retail outlets w/ kids

  • Works to establish rapport w/ police

  • Attacks problem from both ends

    • Underage purchaser

    • Adult provider

  • Allows ALL Law Enforcement to get involved


Third party transactions
Third Party Transactions Operations

  • Shoulder Tap operations

    • “Mr. Willya”


Enforcing underage dwi
Enforcing Underage DWI Operations

  • Mindset change in Law Enforcement

  • General change in practices

    • Time, location, techniques


Fake id identification
Fake ID Identification Operations

  • No longer just a kiddie crime!

  • 9-11-01 brought it to the forefront

  • Alcohol, crime, identity theft


Controlled party dispersal
Controlled Party Dispersal Operations

  • Systematic, safe and effective

  • Party Patrols

    • Target underage issues

    • “Old way of doing business”


School based enforcement program
School based Enforcement Program Operations

  • School Resource Officers

  • “Officer Tuesday”

  • DARE program

  • Parental Drug / Alcohol Education


Sobriety check points
Sobriety Check Points Operations

  • Stationary / Roving Patrols

  • “Safety Check Points”

    • Government grants available


Media relations
Media Relations Operations

  • I know, I know, the “M” word

  • Work to establish rapport w/ police

  • Involves all from both ends

    • Community support

    • Youth support

  • Allows your message to get out

  • Amplify deterrence / enforcement


Partnership with all

Partnership with ALL Operations

Communication

Cooperation

Coordination

Commitment


See our document strategies to reduce underage alcohol use for more information
See our document, “Strategies to Reduce Underage Alcohol Use” for more information.

  • Available at no cost; call 1-877-335-1287 to order, or

  • Visit our website to download: www.udetc.org

STRATEGIES


All the best stay well and safe
All the Best, Stay Well and Safe Use” for more information.

  • Contact information:

    • Chris Bartolotta

      • (860) 706-5603


American Indian Use” for more information.Development Associates

The Police Executive Research Forum

National Liquor Law

Enforcement Association

National Crime Prevention Council

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

National Judicial College


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