New Resources for Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP’s)Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC) has released the August issue of “ Resource Alert,” an online brief which provides current information and research findings on underage drinking. The current issue includes—

-Highlights of OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee’s remarks during a Webinar promoted by the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking.

-An overview of successful strategies in Iowa, adapted from OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program, that address underage drinking by U.S. military personnel.

-A summary of a recent UDETC podcast about Youth Empowered Solutions, a youth-led movement to address underage drinking.

-Registration information for an upcoming UDETC Webinar on minors being provided alcohol in social settings and “social host” legislation.

Read bulletins from OJJDP's Underage Drinking series.