5/19/16 – 5:16 A.M.
The Hancock County Sheriff wants you to talk to your teens about drinking this graduation season. Sheriff Mike Heldman says parents, schools, and law enforcement need to work to change the view that, “reckless teen partying is normal and okay if associated with graduation.” Heldman says teenage drinking is a major factor in things like sexual assault, violence, property damage and injury accidents.
The sheriff says one way you can help is by clearly communicating your expectations with your teen. Tell them the consequences of breaking the rules. Heldman adds you should never host a party where teenage drinking takes place. He says that could open you up to significant legal issues.Read More →