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Veterans’ Court graduates 13 vets from treatment program

About 13 military veterans and active-duty personnel will graduate from the Fourth Judicial District’s Veteran Trauma Court Thursday. The intensive monitoring and treatment program has 82 participants, a grant-funded court modeled after problem-solving courts such as drug and mental health courts. It offers eligible offenders an alternative to incarceration through treatment and counseling. More than… Continue Reading Veterans’ Court graduates 13 vets from treatment program

The 4th Judicial District is creating a special court for war veterans who commit nonviolent crimes. It’s intended to give them an added opportunity for treatment instead of punishment. But not everyone thinks that’s a good idea. The district attorney’s office unveiled plans for the court during a press conference yesterday, but a pilot program… Continue Reading Court created for veterans

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