Bayfield County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Start Date: 
2001
Contact: 
Name: 
Barb Flynn
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 373-6194
Address: 
Bayfield County Criminal Justice Program
PO Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891

Hybrid OWI / Drug Court

Start Date: 
2011
Description: 
Bayfield County's Hybrid OWI/Drug Court is titled: Risk Reduction Treatment Court (RRTC). Participants appropriate for RRTC are non-violent, moderate - high risk/needs as determined first by a COMPAS core assessment. Participants must also receive a clinical AODA assessment determining a moderate - high substance use disorder in order to be considered for RRTC. RRTC often accepts participants who may have a mental health diagnoses co-occurring with a diagnosed substance use disorder of moderate - high. Once screening and assessment is complete, a program referral is made to the treatment court team for consideration. A targeted case plan addressing identified criminogenic needs is developed with the client. Accepted participants must sign a contract acknowledging their intended participation in all aspects of the program, including the successful completion of each treatment court phase. Successful completion of all phases is required for completion/graduation of RRTC.
Risk Level: 
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Brenda Spurlock
Job Title: 
Risk Reduction Treatment Court (RRTC) Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 373-6194
Address: 
Risk Reduction Treatment Court (RRTC)
PO Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

Post-charge Diversion and Deferred Prosecution Program

Description: 
In Bayfield County, we offer pre-trial supervision programs (post-plea) for non-violent offenders with an AODA treatment need with two distinct options: 1) Pre-Trial Supervision as a condition of bail/bond--these services are designed to be short-term (up to six months), and focus on targeted treatment, case management, random drug testing and court appearance reminders to reduce risk to public safety and increase compliance with the court. 2) Pre-Trial Supervision as a condition of bail/bond--these services offer an alternative case processing diversion alternative incorporated into through the utilization of a Deferred Entry of Judgment Agreement for appropriate non-violent defendants. Pre-Trial Supervision programs can be used alone, or as part of an overall plea agreement within our Risk Reduction Treatment Court (RRTC), Family Treatment Court (FTC), or OWI Compliance Court.
Contact: 
Name: 
Brenda Spurlock
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 373-6194
Address: 
Bayfield County Criminal Justice Program
PO Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891

Family Dependency Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2013
Description: 
Bayfield County's Risk Reduction Treatment Court (RRTC) and Family Treatment Court (FTC) is a hybrid Adult Drug Court/OWI court serving medium and high risk non-violent male and female offenders with moderate to severe substance use disorder that may also co-occur with a mental illness. RRTC and FTC focuses on adults and a parent or caregiver with a substance use disorder facing criminal charges simultaneously with an open child maltreatment case. FTC is a specialty component operated within the over-arching RRTC. Adult participants of FTC are case managed by an RRTC case manager, while the family receives services through our "Family Specialist" working between the criminal system and child protection workers. Additional support and targeted family services are provided by a lead child protective services social worker.
Risk Level: 
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Post-plea/pre-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Brenda Spurlock
Job Title: 
Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 373-6194
Address: 
Risk Reduction Treatment Court (RRTC)-Family Treatment Court (FTC)
P.O. Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

Pre-charge Diversion Program

Description: 
Bayfield County's Pre-Charge Diversion Program is a community-based alternative to the formal court process. The Pre-Charge Diversion Program is designed for first-time and low-risk non-violent offenders who want to change their behavior, be accountable and are motivated to restoring their victim by prompt payment of restitution. Program components include: Agreeing to a pre-trial risk assessment/screen; Signing a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) and Participant Contract; Fulfilling all required components of the DPA; and may range in length from 6 months to 2 years. Successful completion of the DPA may result in criminal charge(s) being diverted and avoiding a criminal record upon completion.
Contact: 
Name: 
Brenda Spurlock
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 373-6194
Address: 
Bayfield County Criminal Justice Program
P.O. Box 878
Washburn, WI 54891