Pennsylvania: Dauphin County Commissioners Give the Go-Ahead on Drug Court

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Dauphin County

Dauphin County joins the growing number of court systems in the Commonwealth that have added a Drug Treatment Court Program. Typically Drug Courts provide an alternative to incarceration for select drug and alcohol related non-violent offenders.

“We’ve talked about this for years, and it’s time to get something up and running…

— District Attorney Edward M. Marsico Jr.

“We will start small and hope to have 50 people in the program within a year”, says District Attorney Edward M. Marsico Jr. The new Dauphin County Drug Court will hold its first session on July 24th.

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PennLive.com Article:  Drug court to create alternative for non-violent offenders

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