What is the Tempe Minor in Consumption Diversion Program

Tempe police issue hundreds, if not thousands, of minor in consumption of alcohol citations. In Arizona, it is illegal for a person to be under 21 and consume alcohol. Police have the ability to stop a person who they believe may be under 21 to determine whether they have been drinking. It’s important to know your rights – what to say and do if approached by a police officer. While this article has to do more with the Tempe Diversion program, if you would like to know your rights when it comes to the police, please call my office and we would be more than happy to discuss.