Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

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Reimbursable Detail Subsidy Program

The Reimbursable Detail Subsidy Program is a public safety initiative, coordinated by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), that details MPD officers to patrol the outside of on-premises establishments (Monday-Sunday, 11:30 p.m.-5:00 a.m.) and at outdoor events (Monday-Sunday, 24-hours).


Eligible parties include: 

  • On-premises retailers including alcohol licensed restaurants, taverns, nightclubs, hotels, and multipurpose facilities
  • Pub crawl organizers with a Pub Crawl License
  • Outdoor events organizers with a One-Day Substantial Change License or a Temporary License
  • DC Business Improvement Districts
  • DC Main Streets 

To Enroll

Contact MPD by email or phone at (202) 576-6600. ABRA does not register licensees in the program or coordinate staffing or billing.


ABRA pays 65 percent of the MPD staffing costs and the requesting party pays the remaining 35 percent.