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Tacoma officers out looking for underage drinking parties this weekend

A team of Tacoma police officers will hit the streets tonight and through the holiday weekend to look for underage-drinking parties.

The party intervention patrol is being funded by a federal grant. This is the department’s first party patrol. More are anticipated, department spokesman Mark Fulghum said.

The department “expects a higher than normal incidence of party complaints” because of the Halloween holiday weekend.

“Party complaints often involve allegations of underage drinking which is a great concern to the Tacoma Police Department and citizens of Tacoma due the the potential for harm or injury related to the drinking,” according to a press release.

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