Goals and Objectives

ABC Mission

The mission of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is to administer the provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act in a manner that fosters and protects the health, safety, welfare and economic well-being of the people of the State.

The IMPACT Program is a prevention and education program developed by ABC in 1984. It uses the community-oriented policing approach of involving local merchants in deterring crime.


Goals and Objectives

The IMPACT Program’s primary goal is to reduce alcohol-related crime in and around licensed premises.
The program’s major objectives are:

a)    Conduct visits and inspections of licensed premises;
b)   Identify instances of non-compliance at licensed premises;
c)    Take appropriate enforcement action on any major violations observed; and
d)   Conduct follow up visits as needed to check for compliance.