MELVILLE, NEW YORK – – Tennessee’s Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) enforcement section is usingIntellicheck’s (NYSE AMERICAN: IDN) Age ID® to prevent underage drinking and advance the enforcement of laws that make it illegal to sell alcoholic beverages to minors. Forty law enforcement agents are using Age ID throughout the state to authenticate driver licenses and other forms of identification to prevent the use of altered and fake IDs.
According to Chief Bond Tubbs, "Our law enforcement agents are committed to protecting our youth, and enforcing the laws prohibiting the sale of alcohol to minors. It is essential that we equip our dedicated men and women with the most effective identity verification technology solution available to deal with the sophisticated fake IDs that are so easily obtainable by young people. I am confident that Age ID will be a vital tool for our agents in the field.”
The TABC's agents focus a great deal of their efforts on preventing underage sales of alcoholic beverages to minors. Sales to minors and compliance checks of licensed establishments are conducted on a regular basis to prevent underage sales of alcoholic beverages. Minor compliance checks are an integral part of protecting Tennessee youth against underage drinking by ensuring that licensed establishments comply with the state laws against sales of alcohol to minors.
"We are honored to partner with TABC and are proud that Age ID has been selected to support these law enforcement agents in achieving their mission to prevent underage drinking. Our growing partnerships include more than 30 enforcement agencies across the country who recognize that it takes state-of-the-art identification authentication and age verification to successfully address underage drinking,“ said Intellicheck CEO Bryan Lewis.
Age ID authenticates IDs and verifies age information in real-time with 99.9% accuracy. It can be deployed on mobile devices including smartphones and tablets and can be integrated with point-of-sale solutions. The cutting-edge technology solution draws on a comprehensive, proprietary database, updated on an ongoing basis, to ensure information is timely and accurate.