THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
TWO NEW DRUG COURT GRADUATES At the Marinette County Treatment Drug Court graduation on April 1, two persons, Cassie Alloy and Taylor Pier completed their requirements. Pictured from left are Megan Tarlton-Probation Officer, Alex Blok-Probation Officer, Katie Baxter-Probation Officer, Pete Mayhew-Evaluator, Julie Krause-Probation Supervisor, Sara Plansky-Pecor - Coordinator, Taylor Pier-graduate, Cassie Alloy-graduate, Judge James Morrison and Sheriff Jerry Sauve.
Two Graduate From Drug Court April 1
Issue Date: April 11, 2019
Marinette County Treatment Drug Court graduation ceremony was held Monday, April 1 for two new graduates. They are Cassie Alloy and Taylor Pier.
Cassie Alloy was accepted into the program on Aug. 9, 2017 and completed the program on Nov. 19, 2018. She had 29 drug court sessions, 50 supervision sessions, and 189 drug tests. The date of her personal clean time is Aug. 9, 2017. She has obtained and maintained community support throughout duration of the program, improved relationships with family, obtained and maintained permanent full-time employment, and secured and maintained stable housing. She is the 18th drug court alumni member.
Taylor Pier was accepted into the program on Dec. 5, 2017 and completed the program on Feb. 25, 2019. She had 30 drug court sessions, 64 supervision sessions, and had 175 drug tests. The date of her personal clean time is Sept. 5, 2017. She has obtained and maintained community support throughout duration of the program, improved relationships with family, obtained and maintained permanent full-time employment, and secured and maintained stable housing, and obtained her valid drivers license. She is the 19th Drug Court alumni member.
Treatment Drug Court helps substance dependent offenders. It is intensive, judicially monitored, treatment with frequent compliance testing, treatment tailored to the individual to ensure treatment compliance. There is strict community supervision, frequent home and office visits with their case manager and probation agent, frequent drug court hearings, and electronic monitoring as needed. There are sanctions for rule violations, and incentives for compliance with rules.
Importance of drug courts include reality based treatment, immediate intervention, hold offenders accountable, they are long term and comprehensive, there is integration of available treatment services and resources, and progressive sanctions and incentives are integral to relapse and recovery process.
Goals of the drug court are to enhance public safety, hold offenders accountable, reduce costs to the community, and ultimately transform offenders into positive, contributing members of the community.
Pro-social behavior requirements are to maintain total abstinence, avoid individuals who use, abuse or possess drugs and/or alcohol, do not enter establishments where alcohol is primarily sold and avoid any premises where alcohol is sold for consumption on the premises. Also abide by individualized time management plan, attend and be on time for all appointments and appearances, follow rules/conditions in the participant contract and follow low supervision rules.