Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $329,032)
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 city of Carson City in collaboration with the Carson City District Attorney's Office, the State Public Defender, local treatment providers and the Departments of Alternative Sentencing in Carson City will use Drug Court Enhancement funds to design and implement a DUI Court.