Mayor Alan Webber, center, speaks about a drug treatment program in which police refer nonviolent drug users prior to arrest into comprehensive counseling and services between District Attorney Marco Serna, left, and New Mexico Chief Public Defender Bennett Baur, at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M.. An evaluation of Santa Fe’s program has implications for more than a dozen jurisdictions that have adopted similar approaches.
Mayor Alan Webber, center, speaks about a drug treatment program in which police refer nonviolent drug users prior to arrest into comprehensive counseling and services between District Attorney Marco Serna, left, and New Mexico Chief Public Defender Bennett Baur, at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M.. An evaluation of Santa Fe’s program has implications for more than a dozen jurisdictions that have adopted similar approaches. Morgan Lee AP Photo
Mayor Alan Webber, center, speaks about a drug treatment program in which police refer nonviolent drug users prior to arrest into comprehensive counseling and services between District Attorney Marco Serna, left, and New Mexico Chief Public Defender Bennett Baur, at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M.. An evaluation of Santa Fe’s program has implications for more than a dozen jurisdictions that have adopted similar approaches. Morgan Lee AP Photo

Drug treatment program shows promising results in New Mexico

October 11, 2018 03:11 PM