Grand Forks, ND-- The Grand Forks Police Department conducted Alcohol Compliance checks with the assistance of area youths on June 11th. A total of 21 businesses were checked, out of the 21 checked, 1 business failed. The business that failed is JL Beer’s. The Grand Forks Police Department conducts several compliance checks each year.
The Police Department uses youth from the community who are under 21 years of age. The youth enter an alcohol establishment under the supervision of a police officer in accordance with city ordinance 21-0228. The youth attempts to purchase alcohol while in no way concealing their actual age.