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AP XIII, Sec. 2 Key components of a drug court

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of Justice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part XIII. Procedures for Drug Court
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 2
AP XIII, Sec. 2 Key components of a drug court
All drug court programs 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 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 program;
(4) Drug courts provide a continuum of alcohol, drug, and other treatment and rehabilitative services;
(5) Abstinence is monitored by frequent alcohol and other drug testing;
(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 program 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 program effectiveness.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2016-02, eff. 2-12-16; prior amendments eff. 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. 2, KY ST ADMIN P AP XIII, Sec. 2
Current with amendments received through January 15, 2020.
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