2000 Conference Explores Policy Solutions to the Alcohol-Crime Connection

12th national alcohol policy conference

The National Crime Prevention Council convened Alcohol Policy XII, "Alcohol and Crime: Research and Practice for Prevention," which took place June 11–14, 2000 in Washington.

The conference was the 12th in a series of national meetings dedicated to discussing innovative policy approaches and research for preventing alcohol-related problems.

Key Results

  • Almost 500 people attended the event, the largest audience ever to attend this conference series.
  • The conference offered 76 workshops specifically designed to engage conference participants from diverse public health and criminal justice backgrounds.
  • Each workshop session concluded with a discussion of "Key Learnings and Recommendations."


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) provided $196,407 in partial support of the conference from March 2000 to August 2000.

RWJF co-sponsored the previous conference, "Common Goals, Common Challenges: Creating Alcohol-Safe Communities through Alcohol Policies," held in Chicago in May 1988 (ID# 032190).

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