Enforcing the law for the protection of allCommunity Voices
August 16, 2002
Enforcing the law for the protection of all
I have reviewed Tim Eberly's informative report on minors in possession in our community and accept your invitation to comment on the issue. As one who has participated in the policy decision to write tickets to underage drinkers, I am acutely aware of the strengths and weaknesses of a law enforcement response to an age-old problem. However, my intent is to enforce the laws of Montana for the protection of all citizens. The consumption or possession of alcohol is just one of many laws that apply to young people. I don't believe th...