Criminal Justice Services assists defendants with drug and alcohol offenses and helps them navigate the judicial system. Several different programs are offered:
- First Offender Drug and Alcohol Diversion Programs provide first time drug and alcohol offenders an opportunity to keep his/her criminal record clean. Defendants will complete 15 hours of drug and alcohol education and comply with program guidelines. Upon successful completion, defendants will have his/her case dismissed by the District Attorney’s Office and are eligible for expungement.
- Felony Drug Diversion Program provides first time felony drug offenders an opportunity to keep his/her record clean. The defendant will receive a full drug and alcohol assessment, participate and complete required treatment, complete 225 hours of community service, and comply with program guidelines. Upon successful completion, defendants will have his/her case dismissed by the District Attorney’s Office and are eligible for expungement.
Please contact Debbie Hagler at 919-828-4892 if you have questions concerning the First Offender Drug and Alcohol Diversion, or Felony Drug Diversion programs.
The substance use assessment, education, and treatment services provide opportunities for individuals to address judicial and/or clinical issues that may be present. These services are available to those with a charge of driving while impaired and/or other charges connected with substance use; e.g. possession, etc.
Assessments are conducted by appointment at:
12 West Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Please contact us at 919-828-4892 if you have questions concerning substance use assessments, education or treatment services.