Monroe County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Start Date: 
1996
Contact: 
Name: 
Todd Ziegler
Job Title: 
Judge
Address: 
Monroe County Justice Dept.
112 South Court St. Room #2300
Sparta, WI 54656

OWI Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2011
Description: 
The mission of the Program is to enhance public health and safety and improve the quality of life for all residents, by providing intensive monitoring, individualized treatment and comprehensive services to chemically dependent OWI offenders. OWI Court will enable participants to break the cycle of addiction and reduce recidivism. Monroe County OWI Court is lead by The Honorable Todd Ziegler.
Risk Level: 
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
CARS assessment
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Tara Nichols
Job Title: 
OWI Treatment Court Coordinator
Address: 
Monroe County OWI Treatment Court
112 S. Court ST Room 1008
Sparta, WI 54656
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes

Veterans Treatment Court

Contact: 
Name: 
Todd Bjerke
Job Title: 
Judge
Address: 
La Crosse Area Veterans Court
333 Vine ST
La Crosse, WI 54601-3296

Post-charge Diversion and Deferred Prosecution Program

Start Date: 
1999
Description: 
Monroe County's Diversion Program is an agreement or contract in a criminal case between an offender and the District Attorney's Office. The goal of this program is to divert them out of the court system by completing an individualized agreement to meet the client's needs or the needs of the victim in the case.
Risk Level: 
Low to moderate risk
Low risk
Contact: 
Name: 
Tara Nichols
Job Title: 
Monroe County Justice Dept. Asst. Coordinator
Address: 
Monroe County
112 South Court St. Room #1008
Sparta, WI 54656

Adult Drug Court

Start Date: 
2020
Description: 
By providing intensive monitoring, individualized treatment, and comprehensive services to substance dependent offenders, the Monroe County Drug Court will enhance public health and safety, reduce recidivism, and enable participants to break the cycle of addiction. The Monroe County Drug Court is lead by The Honorable Richard Radcliffe.
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: 
Tara Nichols
Job Title: 
Monroe County Justice Programs Assistant Coordinator
Address: 
Monroe County Drug Court
112 S. Court Street
Room 1008
Sparta, WI 54656
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes