With a grant in hand, the Monterey Police Department announced a program to fight alcohol-related incidents –
“The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has received a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness to reduce alcohol related violations involving minors and licensed establishments.
The MPD will partner with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to conduct Impact Inspections, Minor Decoy operations, and Minor Shoulder Tap operations.
The objective of the Impact inspections is to conduct visits of licensed premises to reduce alcohol related crimes in and around licensed establishments. The objective of the Minor Decoy and Shoulder Tap operations is to reduce minor-related alcohol violations
This project is part of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Minor Decoy / Shoulder Tap Grant Project, funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
For Inquiries, contact Lieutenant Michael Bruno at (831) 646-3965.”