waukesha county's alcohol treatment court

courting sobriety

This fall, the Waukesha County supervisors face a choice:

  • continue to put drunk drivers in a jail that is almost always filled to capacity, or
  • pick up the cost of an alternative program designed to get drunk drivers out of jail and on the mend: the Alcohol Treatment Court.

The choice has supporters and skeptics.

This report takes an in-depth look at the Alcohol Treatment Court Program, and the costs of drinking and driving to offenders, to victims and to the taxpayers.

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