Top header graphic with link to CSUS Home Page california state university, sacramento
Header Graphic
sac state homeadvancementpublic affairs
 
 Search Sacramento
 State website

  Sacramento State
  main news page


media resources graphic
   news releases
   news and events
     archive

   facts & stats
   experts guide
   image downloads
   news by e-mail
   contact news
     services staff

   submit news
     & events

   feedback

publications graphic
   Sac State Magazine
   Sacramento State
     Bulletin

   Newslink
   Sacramento State
     Catalog


calendars graphic
   events this month
   search events
   academic
   athletics
   commencement

additional news graphic
   Capital Public Radio
   alumni association
   crime alerts
   construction
   CSU Newsline

visitors resources graphic
   visitor relations
   commencement
   Sacramento State
     ticket office

   campus directory
   campus tours

Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

September 23, 2005

Law enforcement group's goal:
A safer Causeway Classic

Local law enforcement officials have announced plans for a stepped-up presence at tomorrow's Causeway Classic football game at Sacramento State in an effort to reduce alcohol-related incidents. The game between the Sacramento State Hornets and the UC Davis Aggies begins at 2:05 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24 at Hornet Stadium.

At a news conference on the campus today, officials from the University, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, the California Highway Patrol and other agencies described Saturday's "Avoid the Capital 12" effort. Officers representing 12 area agencies will be patrolling the parking lots and streets surrounding the University, enforcing alcohol-related laws against driving under the influence and consumption of alcohol by minors.

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez said the enforcement effort is part of a larger educational campaign to address alcohol-related issues with students. He encouraged fans to enjoy the game, but to do so responsibly.

The University has also put additional measures in place to ensure the safety and comfort of the fans. Tailgate rules have been modified and additional ticket booths have been set up to accommodate the large crowds the event traditionally attracts. A list of tailgating policies can be found at www.hornetsports.com.

The "Avoid the 12" participants include Sacramento State Police, California Highway Patrol, Citrus Heights Police, Elk Grove Police, Folsom Police, Galt Police, Isleton Police, Rancho Cordova Police, Sacramento City Police, Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento Sheriff’s Department and UC Davis Police. Alcoholic Beverage Control will also participate.

The program is funded by a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety through the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.

Media assistance is available by contacting the Sacramento State public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

####

California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu

 

Bottom bar graphic back to top


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu