The Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Court Program
JACKSON, MACON, SMITH
TROUSDALE, AND WILSON COUNTIES
WHAT IS DRUG COURT?
Drug Court is a sentencing option available to the Court that focuses on both treatment and supervision of felony offenders. The program was developed to provide treatment for alcohol and/or drug addicted offenders at a local level while providing intensive supervision to insure compliance. The length of the program is between 18 to 24 months by individual progress.
* ADULT FELONY OFFENDERS (MALE OR FEMALE RESIDING IN THE 15TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT)
* ALCOHOL OR DRUG ADDICTED
* MUST BE WILLING AND CAPABLE OF PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM
* A SENTENCE OF 3 YEARS TO 10 YEARS
* ANYONE CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT OFFENSE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ASSAULT, ROBBERY AND ARSON OF A DWELLING)
* CONVICTION OF THE SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE) INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: MANUFACTURE AND PROMOTION
*REFUSAL TO COOPERATE WITH THE SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT PROCESS
*OWE AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF RESITITUTION
*HAVE MULTIPLE SENTENCES OUT OF DIFFERENT JURISDICTIONS
ULTIMATELY IT IS THE DECISION OF THE DRUG COURT TEAM
THE DRUG COURT TEAM UNDERSTANDS THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING INFORMATION IN A CONFIDENTIAL MANNER. TREATMENT INFORMATION SHARED WITH THE DRUG COURT TEAM IS USED ONLY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL TREATMENT AND SUPERVISION PLANS.
If you are interested in applying for drug court, please contact your attorney or complete the attached application and mail it to our office with your current contact information.
This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee
Drug Court Coordinator
Jeff E. Dickson
Drug Court Staff: Standing:
Jeff E. Dickson, Drug Court Coordinator
Nathan Miller, Director Cumberland Mental Health
James M. Lea, Jr., Assistant District Attorney
Peter Pritchard, Veterans Representative Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development
Shelly Thompson Gardner, District Public Defender
Paula Langford, Sr. Case Manager Drug Court
Michelle Allison, Case Manager Drug Court
Mailing Address and Contact Information:
P.O. Box 3053
Lebanon, TN 37088
Phone: (615) 453-5314