Drug Court in Washington, D.C.


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The program interviewed the Honorable Gregory Jackson, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia who presides over the Drug Court program and “Gene,” a graduate of the program.

The Superior Court Drug Intervention Program (“Drug Court”) is a special court calendar designed to handle cases involving substance dependant or addicted defendants with nonviolent misdemeanor and low-level felony charges. The Drug Court is managed by the Pretrial Services Agency. The program offers participants a comprehensive approach to address their addiction or dependency. Drug Court includes supervision, drug testing, treatment services, and immediate sanctions and incentives.

The website for the DC Courts is http://www.dccourts.gov/internet/ ; the courts’ webpage on Drug Court is: http://www.dccourts.gov/internet/public/aud_criminal/drugcourt.jsf .

Transcript at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2015/03/superior-courts-drug-court-program-in-washington-d-c/

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