Boone County drug court graduation

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Belvidere, IL (WIFR) -- Boone county drug court celebrates its 5th annual graduation ceremony with three participants in the adult program moving forward to graduation.

The Boone County Adult Drug Court program is a specialized problem-solving court for non-violent offenders with substance abuse addiction and likelihood for rehabilitation. Participants are provided with supervision and accountability while they receive access to substance abuse treatment.

Nationally, drug court programs have seen lower recidivism among participants, meaning fewer return trips to jail or prison.