South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Project

South Dakota Attorney General Larry Long conceived of and administers the nation’s only 24/7 Sobriety Project. The progressive program, a Council of State Government’s Innovations Award winner in 2008, has reduced recidivism, cut jail and prison populations, and saved tax dollars by incorporating enhanced monitoring and real accountability.

The South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Project: A Summary Report

*Updated (November 2012)*

Efficacy of Frequent Monitoring With Swift, Certain, and Modest Sanctions for Violations: Insights From South Dakota’s 24/7 Sobriety Project
American Public Health Association and RAND
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A New Approach to Reducing Drunk Driving and Domestic Violence