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In cooperation with Best Bar None UK, Arlington County established a partnership with the George Mason University Center for Evidence Based Policy, which assessed the short and long-term challenges faced by businesses that serve alcohol. The partnership has expanded to include Social and Decision Analytics Lab (SDAL) Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech to conduct an economic and social impact study of the Arlington Restaurant Initiative program.
ARI Restaurant Standards and Guide for Writing Policy(PDF, 961KB) | en Español(PDF, 981KB)
ARI Special Event Standards and Guide for Writing Policy(PDF, 1MB)
Bar Safe Guidelines & Appeal Process(PDF, 211KB)
The Arlington Restaurant Initiative: A Nightlife Policing Strategy to Improve Safety and Economic Viability – United States Department of Justice COPS Office
Reducing Alcohol-Related Crime and Disorder in Clarendon(PDF, 4MB) – George Mason University
Evaluating the Impact of ARI on Alcohol-Related Crimes in Clarendon(PDF, 825KB) – Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory
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