Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $200,000)
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, single jurisdiction drug court enhancement, statewide drug court enhancement, and planning efforts.
The state of Idaho will use Statewide Drug Court enhancement funds for system improvements in the areas of: training and technical assistance for drug court teams; enhancing an automated drug court data collection system; and disseminating information to enhance or strengthen drug court programs through use of a trained-peer review program and new training curricula.