Scottsbluff County Nebraska has instituted a “post sentence” DWI court, the first in the State of Nebraska.
The goal of the court, like its drug court counterparts, is to get people enrolled in alcohol and/or drug treatment programs, mental health counseling as needed, and regular participation in Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous programs.
A “post sentence” court is one that operates after a judge sentences a person convicted of DWI. It is not a program of diversion, but rather an alternative to strict punishment by allowing individuals to participate in programs and still be monitored closely by the DWI court.
For more information on this subject, please refer to the section on Car and Motorcycle Accidents.