Public TV program examines drug courts in MN
From Capitol Report, March 23, 2009
A program examining Minnesota’s drug courts will air on Twin Cities Public Television today and Sunday.
“Drug Courts: Justice That Heals,” a co-production of the Minnesota Judicial Branch and TPT-Minnesota Channel, will air at 1 a.m. and 7 p.m. today on TPT-MN and at 11 a.m. Sunday on TPT-LIFE (formerly TPT Channel 17).
The program will feature judges, drug court participants and a typical drug court team, including prosecutors, law enforcement officers, probation officers, correctional officers and treatment providers. Program participants will discuss their experiences with drug court and the positive impact that it has had on their lives.
Drug courts focus on an offender’s addiction to alcohol and other drugs. More information about Minnesota problem-solving courts is available at www.mncourts.gov.