David Whitesock, a survivor of the disease of addiction to share his story and to Deliver the Keynote Address
For Immediate Release
State Court Administrator
Deadwood, SD, May 23, 2019 – The 4th Circuit DUI Court will celebrate its fifth graduation class on May 23, 2019, at the Deadwood Courthouse (3rd floor) when two participants will mark their completion of the intensive monitoring and treatment program. David Whitesock, a survivor of the disease of addiction, will share his story and deliver the keynote address. Media is invited to attend.
According to the National Center for DUI Courts, the 4th Circuit DUI Court is one of more than 700 DUI courts in the United States helping get repeat DUI offenders off the roadways by providing them with the accountability and treatment needed to return to being productive members of society. The upcoming May 23,2019, inspiring commencement ceremony is evidence of the tremendous impact the 4th Circuit DUI Court has had on our community.
What: 4th Circuit DUI Court Commencement Ceremony
When: Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5:30 P.M.
Where: Deadwood Courthouse, 3rd floor, located at 90 Sherman Street, Deadwood
The 4th Circuit DUI Court is the second problem solving court in the 4th Judicial Circuit. The DUI Court Program is a judicially supervised alternative program to incarceration for driving under the influence offenses. The DUI Court is a collaborative community effort aimed at increasing public safety, holding offenders accountable, and decreasing recidivism. The DUI court, which started in October 2015, is designed to rehabilitate high risk, high-need repeat DUI offenders.