Judge Elizabeth N. Rainey gave a presentation to local attorneys on October 19th, to explain the function and procedures of the new Midland Drug Court, Jeanne Morales Attorney was present.
- Drug Court Mission Statement
The mission of the Midland County Adult Drug Court is to enhance public safety as well as breaking the cycle of recidivism while reducing costs to the tax payers by providing a judicially supervised regimen of treatment and innovative case management to substance-dependent offenders with the goal of returning sober, productive, law-abiding citizens to society.
- About the Midland County Drug Court
The Midland County Drug Court was created to serve the needs of individuals charged with crimes related to substance abuse disorders. The court is made of two tracks including the Adult Felony Drug Court and the Transitional Treatment Court. Specialty Courts are a non-adversarial approach to the criminal justice system that brings together a team of professionals including Probation Officers, Counselors, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, and Law Enforcement. Research has proven these types of courts work to return sober, crime free, productive community members all while saving the tax payers money.