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Pre-Trial Intervention Among Adult Drug Abusers in the Criminal Justice System

  • S. Dennis Hunter
  • Katherine M. Bilton

Abstract

The Salt Lake County Pre-Trial Services Program is an integral part of the Salt Lake County Criminal Justice System. As an agency, it provides secure, rehabilitation-oriented alternatives to incarceration for a variety of defendents awaiting court disposition of their criminal charges. Presently, the program consists of three working components which provide several types of jail release, individual case monitoring, drug, alcohol and mental health treatment referral, and information reporting for the courts. The Salt Lake County TASC project is one of these Pre-Trial Services components, and will be discussed in detail, with the entire program, in this presentation.

Keywords

Criminal Justice System Release Program Screen Unit Drug Abuse Training Drug Abuse Treatment System 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Dennis Hunter
    • 1
  • Katherine M. Bilton
    • 1
  1. 1.Salt Lake County Pre-Trial ServicesUSA

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