New Court Would Help Addicted Veterans
Throughout the country, new courts are popping up to serve a special population – war veterans who’ve gotten in trouble with the law because of drug or alcohol problems. The new veterans’ courts operate much like drug courts. Offenders can avoid going to jail or prison if they successfully complete rehab. As WUWM’s Erin Toner reports, efforts are underway to set up a Veterans Treatment Court in Milwaukee County.
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