La Crosse County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Contact: 
Name: 
Mandy Bisek
Job Title: 
Justice Support Services Manager
Phone: 
(608) 785-6216
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 Treatment Court provides integrated supervision and evidence-based treatment to a moderate/moderate-high risk clientele. The policy manual can be reviewed by copying the following link into a web browser: https://www.lacrossecounty.org/humanservices/docs/Policies%20and%20Procedures%20-%20Drug%20Treatment%20Court.pdf
Risk Level: 
High risk
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
substance abuse assessment
COMPAS
Admission(s): 
Post-plea/pre-adjudication or conviction
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Becky Spanjers
Job Title: 
Justice Support Services Supervisor
Phone: 
(608) 785-5501
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine ST
La Crosse, WI 54601
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes

OWI Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2006
Description: 
The La Crosse County OWI Treatment Court provides integrated supervision and evidence-based treatment to a moderate/moderate-high risk clientele. The policy manual can be reviewed by copying the following link into a web browser: https://www.lacrossecounty.org/humanservices/docs/Policies%20and%20Procedures%20-%20OWI%20Treatment%20Court.pdf
Risk Level: 
High risk
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
substance abuse assessment
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Becky Spanjers
Job Title: 
Justice Support Services Supervisor
Phone: 
(608) 785-5501
Address: 
La Crosse County Human Services
333 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

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