The Brooklyn Treatment Court (BTC) began in 1996 as a pilot demonstration project at The Kings County Supreme Court (NY) to test the feasibility and effectiveness of reducing drug use and crime by linking drug-addicted defendants in drug felony cases to drug treatment and support services, under the close supervision of the court. The results of the evaluation indicate that BTC provided substantial drug
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