To reduce crime and recidivism through timely intervention and comprehensive treatment of substance abusing offenders, who will be held accountable through coordinated efforts of the criminal justice system, treatment providers and community partners.
Reducing Crime Henrico Drug Court is reducing crime. Its integrated approach has a dramatic effect on our community by preventing the typical crimes committed by addicts: check and credit card fraud, shoplifting and other larcenies in addition to drug possession.
- Preliminary data provides the evidence that we are meeting our goals. Read more about it!
Who Is the Drug Court?
Judges Randall Johnson Jr. and John Marshall preside with the Drug Court Team which includes:
Sarah Perkins-Smith, MS, CSAC – Administrator
Calvin Bayliff, MSW, – Clinician
Kaelan Lohr, MSW – Clinician
Vacant – Community Corrections Probation Officer
Aysan Bilgin – State Probation and Parole Officer
M. Dandridge – Investigator, Henrico Sheriff’s Department
Jean Jokisch – Administrative Assistant
Kevin Purnell – Defense Attorney
Who May Participate?
There are many conditions that must be met by those in the Drug Court. Admission is voluntary, but must be approved by the Commonwealth’s Attorney.
Drug Court In the News
“Turning Point: Inside Henrico’s Drug Court,” earned Emmy award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Read more about this Emmy-award-winning program.