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May 26, 2006

May Is National Drug Court Month

Drug Court Proclamation

Legislature Chairman Russ Johnson presents a proclamation in support of Oswego County’s Family and Criminal Treatment Courts for National Drug Court Month. The treatment courts combine judicial accountability and evidence-based treatment to intervene against substance abuse and related crime and child neglect. More than 300 people have been involved in treatment court programs since Oswego County’s Drug Treatment Court began in 1999. From left are Allison Nelson, DSS attorney; County Probation Director Barbara Schuler; Mary Jo Proietta-Halpern, Farnham Family Services; Family Court Judge and Acting Supreme Court Justice David J. Roman; Legislature Chairman Johnson; City Court Judge and Acting County Court Judge James M. Metcalf, Joseph Rodak, defense bar; Treatment Court Program Administrator David Guyer; and case manager Margo Orton.

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