User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


57° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Study Shows 24/7 Sobriety Program In SD Works

December 10, 2012, 1:45 PM

Study Shows 24/7 Sobriety Program In SD Works
PIERRE, SD -

Attorney General Marty Jackley says a new report is further evidence that South Dakota's 24/7 Sobriety Program is working.

The program was started in 2005, giving people convicted of alcohol-related crimes a chance to stay out of jail as long as they stay sober. They're monitored twice-daily for alcohol use.

Jackley says results from a Mountain Plains Evaluation study show that less than 1 percent of about 1 million test results studied were recorded as either "failed" or a "no show."

Another recent independent study concluded that the sobriety program has reduced repeat cases of driving under the influence by 12 percent and domestic violence rates by 9 percent.

The program has expanded to include alcohol-monitoring bracelets and interlock devices installed on vehicle ignition systems.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Family: Crow Creek BIA Superintendent Stabbed At His Office

3/25/2015 4:36 PM

An investigation is underway into the stabbing of the Crow Creek BIA Superintendent.

Full Story
Teenager Dies Following Rollover Crash

3/25/2015 5:13 PM

A 14-year-old Belle Fourche boy died as the result of a rollover crash.

Full Story
Fire Closes Highway North Of Brandon

3/26/2015 9:27 AM

Law enforcement has closed a highway that runs through Corson because of a fire.

Full Story
Backpack Stolen At Gunpoint Inside Marion Road Apartment

3/30/2015 11:13 AM

At approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to an armed robbery at 3507 S. Marion Rd. Officer Sam Clemens said the four men were let into the apartme...

Full Story
Reported Robbery Under Investigation

3/30/2015 1:34 PM

Sioux Falls Police say a 300 pound white man punched another man in the face outside the Firehouse Subs on Arrowhead Parkway Monday afternoon.

Full Story


Events