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What is the recidivism rate of Drug Court?

The bar graph below shows how effective Drug Court is with recidivism. Through the 18-month period the majority of defendants that were Drug Court participants had no additional arrests. More interestingly, Drug Court participants who were arrested were in the minority when compared to traditional felony court defendants. This shows that Drug Court decreases the chance of a future arrest for individuals who participate and graduate from the program.

1990 re-arrests compared

Re-arrests during 18-month observation period: 1990 Drug Court defendants compared with 1990 felony 2 and 3 drug defendants.