Delaware police target underage, excessive drinking

 (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

(AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

As University of Delaware students begin their end-of-summer migration back to campus in Newark, city and university police are teaming up in an effort to reduce underage and excessive drinking.

The Joint Agency Alcohol Initiative includes not only Newark and University of Delaware Police, but also law enforcement partners from around the state. On Tuesday, the initiative will host its first Newark Nightlife Partnership program that will train representatives from local bars and restaurants. Training topics will include how to identify fake IDs and how to deal with intoxicated patrons.  

Restaurants and bars sending people to tomorrow’s training include Klondike Kates, Mojo on Main, Timothy’s of Newark, Catherine Rooney’s, Iron Hill Brewery, Homegrown Cafe and many more.

Move-in day for new students at UD is next Saturday. Returning students will have their move-in days on Sunday and Monday.

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