La Crosse County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Contact: 
Name: 
Tonya Van Tol
Job Title: 
Justice Support Services Manager
Phone: 
(608) 785-5818
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine ST
La Crosse, WI 54601

Adult Drug Court

Start Date: 
2002
Description: 
The La Crosse County Drug Court Treatment Court is specifically designed and staffed to handle cases involving high risk/high need drug offenders through an intensive judicially monitored program of substance use treatment, rehabilitation services, and community supervision. The policy manual is available upon request. Please contact supervisor Anne Patton at apatton@lacrossecounty.org or by phone at 608-785-6280.
Risk Level: 
High risk
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Jodie Muth
Job Title: 
Drug Treatment Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(608) 785-6018
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine ST
La Crosse, WI 54650
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

OWI Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2006
Description: 
OWI Treatment Courts are built upon a unique partnership between the criminal justice system and the treatment community, one which structures treatment intervention around the authority and personal involvement of the judge. OWI Treatment Courts are also dependent upon the creation of a non-adversarial courtroom atmosphere where a single judge and a dedicated team of court officers and staff work together toward a common goal of breaking the cycle of alcohol abuse and criminal behavior.
Risk Level: 
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
IDA (Impaired Driving Assessment)
Admission(s): 
Post-plea/pre-adjudication or conviction
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Tammy Simmons and Kelsey Connor
Job Title: 
OWI Treatment Court Coordinators
Phone: 
(608) 785-5749
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
No
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

Veterans Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2010
Description: 
The La Crosse Area Veterans Court (LAVC) Program was established in 2010 to address the needs of veterans, especially combat veterans, in the court system.
Risk Level: 
All risk levels
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Pre-plea
Post-plea/pre-adjudication or conviction
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Helen Kelly
Job Title: 
Veteran's Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(608) 519-2665
Address: 
La Crosse County Veterans Court
123 4th ST North
La Crosse, WI 54601
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

Post-charge Diversion and Deferred Prosecution Program

Description: 
The post-charge diversion or deferred prosecution program is agreed upon by the prosecutor and defense. Upon agreement a risk and needs assessment is completed and a case plan is developed based on the criminogenic needs.
Contact: 
Name: 
Teresa Byland
Job Title: 
Justice Support Services Manager
Phone: 
(608) 785-5852
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

Other Treatment Court

Description: 
Gender-specific - Ophelia's House
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine ST
La Crosse, WI 54601

Pre-charge Diversion Program

Start Date: 
2016
Description: 
The La Crosse County pre-charging diversion program uses a combination of risk assessment and type of crime as the determining factors for eligibility. There are prescriptive responses to violations when they occur.
Contact: 
Name: 
Teresa Byland
Job Title: 
Justice Support Services Manager
Phone: 
(608) 785-5852
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

Evidence-Based Decision Making Initiative

Contact: 
Name: 
Jane Klekamp
Job Title: 
Associate County Administrator
Phone: 
(608) 785-9635
Address: 
La Crosse County
333 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601