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December 29, 2009

Subject: San Francisco Police Department Policy On New Year's Eve Alcohol Consumption

During New Year’s Eve and the hours following, the San Francisco Police Department will strictly enforce the provisions of Section 21 of the Municipal Police Code for the public consumption of alcohol. Containers of alcohol and fireworks will be confiscated. Anyone who is drunk, or who operates a motor vehicle while intoxicated, will be arrested.


There will be a significant police presence, and the San Francisco Police Department will be enforcing zero-tolerance policy regarding public drinking and any other criminal activity.


There will be no street closures.


There will be two Public Affairs PIOs available on their media cell phones: Officer Samson Chan, 415-850 - 7862, and Officer Boaz Mariles, 415-850-5313.


 850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email:[email protected]