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AP XIII, Sec. 3 Key components of a drug court

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of JusticeEffective: March 1, 2023

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part XIII. Procedures for Drug Court
Effective: March 1, 2023
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 3
AP XIII, Sec. 3 Key components of a drug court
All drug courts shall include the following key components, as defined and required by the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs:
(1) Drug courts integrate alcohol and other drug treatment services, along with mental health and co-occurring disorders treatment, with justice system case processing;
(2) Prosecution and defense counsel, in a non-adversarial manner, promote public safety while protecting participants' due process rights;
(3) Eligible participants are identified early and promptly placed in the drug court;
(4) Drug courts provide a continuum of alcohol, drug, and other treatment and rehabilitative services;
(5) Participants are subject to frequent alcohol and other drug testing to monitor compliance with treatment plans;
(6) A coordinated strategy governs drug court responses to participants' compliance;
(7) Ongoing judicial interaction with each drug court participant is essential;
(8) Monitoring and evaluation of the drug court measure the achievement of program goals and gauge effectiveness;
(9) Continuing interdisciplinary education promotes effective drug court planning, implementation, and operations; and,
(10) Forging partnerships among drug courts, public agencies, and community-based organizations generates local support and enhances drug court effectiveness.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2022-50, eff. 3-1-23; prior amendments eff. 2-12-16 (Order 2016-02), 3-23-10 (Order 2010-05), 7-30-09 (Order 2009-07); adopted by Order 2006-01, eff. 1-9-06
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 3, KY ST ADMIN P AP XIII, Sec. 3
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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