Douglas sheriff hosts Tahoe alcohol sales compliance seminars |

Douglas sheriff hosts Tahoe alcohol sales compliance seminars

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host two alcohol sales compliance seminars on Tuesday at Lake Tahoe.

The seminars are two hours in length, and will be held at the Horizon Hotel and Casino in Stateline. The first class begins at 9 a.m.; the second at 11 a.m.

The seminars are designed to instruct business owners, managers, supervisors, clerks, bartenders, waitresses, or any other person involved in the legal sales of alcohol on the following:

” Federal, state and county liquor laws

” Douglas County Liquor Board policy

” Establishing a valid company policy for sales of alcohol

” Steps for preventing alcohol sales to underage youths and limiting liability

” Consequences for violating liquor sales laws

” How to check ID’s thoroughly

” Recognizing characteristics of false ID’s

” Questions to ask customers attempting to purchase alcohol

” Dealing with hostile or uncooperative customers

The classes are free to attend. For enrollment, contact Capt. David Aymami (775) 586-7251 or Sgt. Jim Halsey (775) 782-9931.

Information provided at these seminars has limited liability of many businesses and employees by reducing or eliminating illegal sales of alcohol to minors within Douglas County.

The classes come highly recommended by Sheriff Ron Pierini for owners/employees of any business which sells alcohol on or off premises.

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