The Juvenile Assessment Center presents

HIGH IN PLAIN SIGHT with Jermaine Galloway

Alcohol, Drug & Concealment Trends Among Youth Workshop 

designed for Parents, Educators, Counselors, Probation Officers, Law Enforcement, Case Workers, Community Leaders, Judges and Treatment Providers.



  • Cost: $125 EARLY BIRD PRICING (10/23/17-11/07/17 regular pricing 11/8/17: $150)
  • When: DECEMBER 7, 2017 | 8:30AM-3:30PM
  • Register: ON EVENTBRITE  (

This one-day event covers such topics as:

  • Alcohol/drug clothing, signs and symptoms
  • Alcoholic energy drinks and alcopops
  • Non-traditional alcoholic beverages
  • Synthetic drugs (including opioids)
  • Popular party drugs
  • E-cigarettes
  • Inhalants
  • Concentrates
  • OTC drugs
  • Alcohol/drug containers and concealment methods
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Drug-related music and groups
  • New alcohol/drug-related technology
  • Youth party tendencies
  • Party games
  • Social networking sites

This workshop features more than 120 visual aids and a community scan of convenience stores and other retail locations for information concerning the local drug culture.

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Officer Galloway has worked in law enforcement in Idaho since 1997. His various assignments have included: alcohol compliance and enforcement officer; crime scene investigation; DUI task force; officer mentoring; and field training officer. With the help of his wife, Officer Galloway created the Northwest Alcohol Conference. This nationally recognized program provides training and enforcement strategies for community alcohol problems. A recent conference in Boise, Idaho attracted more that 400 people from 28 states. Officer Galloway has created several other community-based drug/alcohol prevention programs as well.

Jermaine played Division I basketball and received his BA from the University of San Francisco. He spends much of his time today speaking to youth at school assemblies, professionals at drug prevention trainings and parents at town hall meetings. To date, he has trained more than 105,000 people nationwide and internationally. He has also conducted more than1000 community scans at a variety of locations, including: retail stores; festivals; housing areas; schools and universities.

To date, Officer Jermaine Galloway has organized, coordinated and led:

  • 60+ alcohol retail compliance checks, which have resulted in more than 1,800 checks of alcohol retailers
  • 90+ underage drinking party and kegger patrols
  • 40+ alcohol adult provider and minor decoy operations (“Shoulder Taps”)
  • 60 fake ID trainings for bars, restaurants, liquor stores and other alcohol retailers
  • 70 large and special event alcohol enforcement projects

Jermaine Galloway has published articles in American Police Beat Magazine and various newspapers. In 2015, his program “You Can’t Stop What You Don’t Know” was highlighted in the book Clearing the Haze by Dr. Christian Thurstone and Christine Tatum. He has also been highlighted in numerous news stories on such topics as: Marijuana; E-cigarettes; Party patrols; Underage drinking; Drug trends and stash compartments.

Officer Jermaine Galloway has received such prestigious honors as:

  • 2009: National Law Enforcement Partner of the Year award from Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
  • 2010: National Mickey Sadoff Underage Drinking Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  • 2014: National Liquor Law Enforcement Association’s (NLLEA) innovative project award (given to Boise Police Department for Galloway-led 10-10 Zone initiative)
  • 2015: National and international award for American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) for work and training on fake IDs and underage drinking

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