Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $115,181)
The Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is designed to assist states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments in developing and establishing drug courts for substance-abusing adult and juvenile offenders. Drug court programs funded by the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program are required by law to target nonviolent offenders. The Program supports the following activities: Adult drug court implementation, Juvenile drug court implementation, Family drug court implementation, Single jurisdiction drug court enhancement, Statewide drug court enhancement, and planning efforts.
The State of North Dakota Supreme Court Drug Court Program will use the following program measures for their drug court program. The program will reduce the use of alcohol and other drugs and utilize frequent drug testing to ensure accountability. The program will reduce further criminal activity. The program also plans to increase involvement with community.