Northwest Team Underage Drinking Project Results
In an effort to impact illegal behavior on home Football Saturdays, the Lincoln Police Department's Northwest Team coordinated an underage drinking project to coincide with the return of school and the football season. Funding for the increased enforcement was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS).
During the first three home football games, September 5, 12 and 26, 2015, a total of 21 officers were utilized to impact underage drinking along with other illegal activity prior to kick off of each game.
45 citations issued for MIP 32 citations for Consuming in Public 1 citation for False Information 4 citations for Littering 11 citations for Urinating in Public 2 traffic related stops and citations 118 parking citations 74 vehicles towed 32 miscellaneous criminal violations/citations 2 accidents investigated
With four remaining home games on the schedule, officers will continue their efforts through the season. An additional grant has been secured through the NOHS.