Douglas County Drug Court
Judge Mark Simpson
The Douglas County Drug Treatment Court was established in January 2020 by Judge Kay Huff and the Drug Court Team. Drug Court is a four-phase treatment court for adults who are charged with felonies or have pending felony probation violations and have a substance use disorder.
The Drug Court is a collaboration among the District Court, the Douglas County District Attorney, Douglas County Criminal Justice Services, DCCCA, law enforcement and others.
Anyone can make a referral to the Douglas County Drug Court by filling out this form: Referral Form
The mission of the Drug Court of Douglas County is to reduce recidivism of individuals with substance use disorder who are in the criminal justice system by offering community treatment and a therapeutic court setting.
- Reduce recidivism among Drug Court participants.
- Promote and enhance public safety.
- Provide accountability and alternatives to incarceration for those with substance use disorders.
- Engage the community in the recovery process through education and awareness of the addiction cycle.
By working together, the Team provides the participants with long-term treatment, judicial oversight, consistent, supportive supervision, objective measures of abstinence, and recovery skills necessary to maintain a substance-free lifestyle. The Team hopes to provide an alternative to incarceration that positively affects the participants and strengthens their family and the community.
Documents and Forms
General Instructions / Information
Request to Advance Forms
The Drug Court Treatment Team poses with two program graduates
Drug Court Departments
Criminal Justice Services
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Drug Court - Contacts
|Shannon Bruegge||Adult Services Officer II - Drug Court||Criminal Justice Servicesemail@example.com|
|Katrina Hayes||Diversion Coordinator||Criminal Justice Servicesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Victoria Sparkman||Division 5 Administrative Assistant||District Courtemail@example.com|