What is the Drug Court Team?


The Drug Court Team is a group of individuals who:

  • Monitor the progress of Drug Court participants
  • Recommend alterations to treatment programs
  • Recommend appropriate sanctions for participants who do not comply with the terms of their treatment or Drug Court Rules
  • Recommend graduation and dismissal of criminal charges for successful participants in Drug Court
  • Review Drug Court Applicants for inclusion in Drug Court


The Drug Court Team is led by the presiding Drug Court Judge, who makes all final decisions regarding implementation of the various recommendations. The Drug Court Team is also composed of other judges, as well as representatives from:

  • District Attorney’s Office
  • Drug Court Coordinator
  • Drug Court Supervisors
  • Members of the community at large.
  • Public Defender’s Office
  • Shelby County Commission
  • Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
  • Shelby County Work Release
  • Treatment Professionals

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1. What is Drug Court?
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4. Who qualifies for Drug Court?
5. What is the Drug Court Team?
6. How does Drug Court work?