Last Updated: 2009-08-20

Last Updated: 2009-05-12

"Your Past Is Not Your Potential"

As an alternative to traditional punishment, the Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court (RADTC) provides significant benefits to the community.

Drug Court Jail/Prison
Employed Yes No
Pay Taxes Yes No
Pay Child Support Yes No
Pay Court Costs/Fines Yes No

Recidivism Rates

The Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court is highly effective in reducing drug use and recidivism.

Misdemeanor Conviction After Graduation
RADTC 2.1%
All Virginia Adult Drug Courts 10.1%
National Drug Courts 5-19%
Probation or Jail/Prison/Probation 50%
Felony Conviction After Graduation
RADTC 4.2%
All Virginia Adult Drug Courts 5.9%
National Drug Courts 5-19%
Probation or Jail/Prison/Probation 50%

The national recidivism rates for drug court graduates, and the statewide recidivism rates for Virginia offenders on probation (or on probation after incarceration), include all crimes misdemeanors and felonies.

Retention Rate (Percentage Completing Treatment)

Felony Conviction After Graduation
RADTC 84.1%
All Virginia Adult Drug Courts 62.77%
National Drug Courts 60-70%
Probation or Jail/Prison/Probation 10-30%

Contact Information:

Adult Drug Court
City of Richmond
501 N. Ninth St., 2nd Fl.
Public Safety Building
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Phone: (804)646-3655
Fax: (804)646-3738
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