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Drug offenders accept substance abuse treatment under new program

02/04/2020 9:01 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

For the past five weeks, individuals arrested in Santa Monica on nonviolent drug charges have had the option to enter substance abuse treatment before facing a judge.

The Joint Outreach and Linkage to Treatment, or JOLT program, allows individuals in Santa Monica Police Department custody to immediately start a month-long course of treatment at a local addiction center before appearing in court. The city of Santa Monica is funding the program in the hopes that meaningful treatment will divert low-level drug offenders away from the criminal justice system.

Read More: https://www.smdp.com/drug-offenders-accept-substance-abuse-treatment-under-new-program/185623

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