Ashland County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Start Date: 
2011
Contact: 
Name: 
Terry Schemenauer
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 682-4792
Address: 
Criminal Justice Program
201 W. Main ST
Ashland, WI 54806

Adult Drug Court

Start Date: 
2005
Description: 
Ashland county is in the midst of a Heroin and Crystal Meth epidemic. Our Drug court, in partnership with the Bad River tribe, is providing a 4 phase treatment program. We do random UA's, that include on-site and lab testing. We require treatment, social support meetings, employment/school , mental health assessment and follow up, and a incentive based program. This includes incentives and graduated sanctions. Our success rate for successful graduation is currently at 63%.
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Post-plea/pre-adjudication or conviction
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Anne Whiting
Job Title: 
Drug Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 292-1252
Address: 
Ashland County Drug Court
201 W. Main ST
Ashland, WI 54806
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes

Pre-arrest Diversion Program (Proxy)

Description: 
Ashland County has a Treatment, Alternatives, and Diversion program for individuals charged with a crime. It is a pre-trial, bail, bond and deferred prosecution program. Treatment, supervision, random UA's are all a part of this program. Weekly meetings and home visits are also incorporated.
Contact: 
Name: 
Justin Gilbertson
Job Title: 
TAD Officer
Phone: 
(715) 682-4792
Address: 
Ashland County Sheriff's Department
201 W. Main ST
Ashland, WI 54806

Post-charge Diversion and Deferred Prosecution Program

Start Date: 
2016
Description: 
Our TAD program is designed to provide an opportunity for offenders to successfully complete the TAD program and not have a criminal conviction show up on their record. We offer treatment, counseling, drug testing, meetings with the TAD officer and home visits.
Contact: 
Name: 
Kelly McKnight
Job Title: 
District Attorney
Phone: 
(715) 682-7016
Address: 
District Attorney's Office
201 W. Main Street
Ashland, WI 54806

Other Diversion Program

Description: 
Ashland County Drug Court-First Time Meth Offender Program
Contact: 
Name: 
Terry Schemenauer
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 682-4792
Address: 
Criminal Justice
201 W. Main ST
Ashland, WI 54806

Pre-charge Diversion Program

Description: 
Our pre-charge/diversions program is offered to medium to high risk offenders who's crime included drug or alcohol use. It is designed for non violent offenders and allows them to remain out of jail while participating in the TAD program.
Contact: 
Name: 
Kelly McKnight
Job Title: 
District Attorney
Phone: 
(715) 682-4792
Address: 
District Attorney's Office
201 West Main Street
Ashland, WI 54806