DRUG COURTS AND ALTERNATIVE DRUG OFFENDER GRANT PROGRAM
Drug Offender Grant Program
In this subdivision:
I. "Alternative drug offender program" means a program offered by a county as an alternative to operating a drug court for nonviolent offenders including diversion programs and programs utilizing intensive probation, random drug testing, and evidence-based cognitive therapy.
II. "Best practices" means research-based, specific, practitioner-focused drug court guidance published by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. For alternative drug offender programs, best practices include evidence-based programs which divert nonviolent offenders out of the criminal justice system or utilize intensive probation supervision, sanctions, and behavior therapy to address behavior.
III. "Office" means the office of drug offender program coordinator within the administrative office of the superior court.
IV. "Drug court" means drug courts as described in RSA 490-G:1 and RSA 490-G:2.
Source. 2016, 264:2, eff. June 15, 2016.