JUDGE: The Honorable George P. Eichwald
PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Karen McCutcheon
DRUG COURT PROBATION OFFICER: Albert Kwan
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Sandoval County Adult Drug Court is to take a proactive approach to substance abuse to foster safer communities by reducing the number of repeat offenders, and provide a continuum of services for substance abusers by utilizing multi-discipline, community based treatment and supervision to lower the cost of incarceration for substance offenders.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:
I. Goal:Create a safer community through reduced recidivism.
|* Recidivism means any drug or alcohol non-trafficking / misdemeanor / felony conviction.|
II. Goal: Reduce substance abuse among drug court participants.
III. Goal:Provide substantial cost savings to the community.
HISTORY: Drug courts have been proven to be a cost effective approach to treating substance abusing adults. The Sandoval County Adult Drug Court Program began in July of 2005 with twelve (12) participants. Since that time, the program has expanded to at least twice that size. Participants accepted into the Drug Court Program may have case types that include pre-indictment, post indictment, post sentence and probation violations.
The Sandoval County Adult Drug Court consists of a strong team under the leadership of District Court Judge George P. Eichwald. The team is comprised of representatives from the Adult Probation/Parole Department, various Treatment Providers, Local Law Enforcement, the Office of the District Attorney, the Office of the Public Defenders and members of the community. Drug Court Hearings are held every Wednesday at 8:00am in the Sandoval County District Courthouse (1500 Idalia Rd. Bldg. A Bernalillo, NM 87004)
|CONTACT INFORMATION :|
|Mailing Address:||P.O. Box 600 Bernalillo, NM 87004|
|Physical Address:||1500 Idalia Road, Building A, Bernalillo NM 87004|
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