Denver drug court returns.
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4. . In contrast, the drug court sees offenders in up to five days. People suspected of weapons violations, sexual or criminal offenses, or possession of large amounts of drugs are not eligible.
In the nine-month drug court program, offenders are put on probation probation, method by which the punishment of a convicted offender is conditionally suspended. The offender must remain in the community and under the supervision of a probation officer, who is usually a court-appointed official. and required to undergo treatment. After the program, offenders are monitored for at least two years. On average, 1,800 defendants will participate in the drug court program each year.
The new drug court, funded by the city's crime commission, is staffed with three magistrates and three clerks. In addition, the new program includes mental health treatment not previously provided.