Estimates show that nearly 90% of the crimes committed in Wyoming is related to drug and alcohol abuse.

Some legislators are looking closely at a program called the “24/7 Sobriety” that has been implemented in South Dakota and a few counties within Wyoming.

According to the South Dakota website, the program is “less about monitoring and more about helping participants change their long term behavior with regards to the misuse of alcohol and other drugs”.

State Senator Dave Kinskey explained how the program works…

In states where the program has been implemented, it has reduced recidivism in drunk driving by more than 50%.

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