2016 News Releases

AG Schmidt to host briefing on sobriety program

Release Date: Apr 08, 2016

TOPEKA – (April 8, 2016) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt will host an informational briefing on a program designed to change behavior of chronic DUI offenders next week in Topeka.

The program, 24/7 Sobriety, originated in South Dakota and has been implemented in several other states. The goal of the program is for each DUI defendant to be sober 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Judge Larry Long, former South Dakota attorney general and founder of the program, will lead the discussion. Prosecutors, law enforcement officers, judges, legislators and representatives of several state agencies will also be in attendance.

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
State Capitol, Old Supreme Court Room, 300 SW 10th Ave., Topeka

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