Jun 25, 2008

"Drug court justice"

Read the San Francisco Chronicle's editorial from 6/6/2008 below (full text):

"Drug addiction, alcohol abuse and mental health problems are blamed for a quarter of San Francisco's crime. For the most part, the city leans on an arrest-and-release spin cycle that perpetuates the problem.

After 18 months of work, a wide coalition of judges, law enforcement officials and social service leaders are proposing a break from the usual. Take suspects arrested for misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies - such as shoplifting, car burglaries or small-time drug peddling - to a one-stop court..."

2 comments:

Kevin said...

The SFGate link is "broken.

Program Coordinator said...

Thank you, Kevin. The link has been fixed!