BARS Alcohol Training Program

This program has been temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Franklin Police Department’s BARS or Be A Responsible Seller/Server alcohol training program is a free workshop designed to provide the owners, managers, and employees of any North Carolina business having ABC permits the knowledge and skills to be a responsible seller/server. 

This program is a hybrid class consisting of information gathered from the original BARS program and the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission’s Responsible Alcohol Seller Program (ARSP).  The program lasts 2 hours and consists of a power point presentation, lecture and open discussion.

The program covers the following topics:

• Sales to underage persons
• Sales to intoxicated persons
• Acceptable forms of identifications
• Fraudulent/altered identifications
• Dram shop laws
• Happy hour laws
• Hours of sale

The Franklin Police Department’s BARS program has been approved by the North Carolina Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission.  Participants will receive a certificate of completion as proof they have successfully fulfilled the requirements necessary to obtain their ABC permits.

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