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24/7 Sobriety Resource Center

How It Works

Transdermal Primer

With a testing protocol of every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, SCRAM CAM is a primary monitoring method in 24/7 Sobriety Programs.

Resources for Lawmakers

Legislative Toolkit

Information for officials and states considering a 24/7 Sobriety Program to address repeat drunk driving and alcohol-related crime.

The 24/7 Sobriety Concept

Research and Studies

Researchers around the country are examining the outcomes of frequent alcohol monitoring with swift and certain sanctions for violations.


Best Practices and Guidelines

Essential Elements and Best Practices (PDF)

Created by the National 24/7 Sobriety Advisory Council—a group of experts and representatives from leading 24/7 programs—this document outlines the essential elements, best practices, and components of the 24/7 Sobriety concept.


Program Implementation Guide (PDF)

This document pulls together sample forms and guidelines from the country’s leading programs to assist jurisdictions that are interested in introducing a 24/7 Sobriety Program.



Program Overviews and Summaries

24/7 Sobriety Program Overview
RAND Corporation

Program Profile: South Dakota’s 24/7 Sobriety Project 
National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program Statistics
South Dakota Office of the Attorney General

The South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Project: A Summary Report
South Dakota Attorney General’s Office, National Partnership on Alcohol Misuse and Crime, Institute for Behavior and Health

24/7 Sobriety Program Summary
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

News Coverage

Offenders might get to use breath devices
Capital Journal | Pierre, SD | March 1, 2017

State to roll out 24/7 Sobriety Pilot Program
Wisconsin Public Radio | July 8, 2016

Should some Californians lose ‘license to drink’?
The San Diego Union-Tribune | San Diego, CA | July 6, 2016

Petersen: Senate supports 24/7 Sobriety program
The Des Moines Register | Des Moines, Iowa | April 8, 2016

How ‘mandatory abstinence’ can cut crime and save lives
The Washington Post | February 9, 2016

Could you lose your license to drink?
CNN | June 23, 2015

Changes come to 24/7 Sobriety Program
The Bismarck Tribune | Bismark, North Dakota | July 30, 2013

Officials, participants tout early success of 24/7 Sobriety Program
KPAX CBS Morning News | Missoula, Montana | May 13, 2013

National Sheriffs’ Association Endorses the South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program
Sheriff Magazine | July/August 2011

South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program better than interlocks
KELOLAND News at 6 | Sioux Falls, South Dakota | August 3, 2009

Key Contacts


Mindy Huddleston
Director of Industry Relations
Tel: 703.786.6390


Alison Betts
Director of Marketing & Public Relations 
Tel: 303.785.7796