Chapel Hill police honored

Posted August 25, 2008 12:09 p.m. EDT

— The Chapel Hill Police Department has been honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking.

In recognizing the department, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention cited surveys that showed fewer teens in Chapel Hill reported drinking and binge drinking.

The department was named 2008 Law Enforcement Partner of the Year at the 10th Annual National Leadership Conference held in Nashville, Tenn., on Aug. 22.