NYC Drug Court Initiative
Misdemeanor Brooklyn Treatment Court (MBTC)
Melinda Pavia Mike Torres and Theresa Good Mia Santiago Lucy Perez Theresa Good Lisa Kelly

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The mission of the Misdemeanor Brooklyn Treatment Court is to break the cycle of drugs, crime and incarceration for substance-abusing repeat misdemeanor offenders, improving their quality of life and reducing the incidence of drug-related crime on the streets and homes of Brooklyn. The Misdemeanor Brooklyn Treatment Court will mandate offenders to appropriate treatment; employ intensive judicial supervision and rigorous case management; utilize a system of graduated sanctions and rewards; and assist with educational, vocational and medical needs. Through a partnership consisting of the judge, prosecutor, defense bar, clinical staff and community-based treatment providers, the Misdemeanor Brooklyn Treatment Court will use its authority to instill a respect for the law and community and help participants reestablish a life without drugs.

 

120 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
P: 347.404.9616 .F: 718.643.6646
www.nycourts.gov/nycdrugcourt

 

 

 

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