Vernon County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Contact: 
Name: 
Michael J. Rosborough
Job Title: 
Judge
Phone: 
(608) 637-5364
Address: 
Vernon County Circuit Court
400 Courthouse SQ, Ste 115
Viroqua, WI 54665

OWI Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2011
Description: 
The mission of Vernon County Sobriety Court is to enhance community safety by reducing recidivism in offenders with Substance Use Disorders. Increased treatment and immediate responses to both positive and negative actions of the participants are utilized. Guided by evidence based practices, participants are held accountable for their behaviors. Participant self-sufficiency is promoted. Participants are encouraged to become productive and responsible members of the community.
Risk Level: 
High risk
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
IDA
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Monica Horner
Job Title: 
Recovery Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(608) 637-5390
Address: 
Vernon County Sobriety Court
400 Courthouse Square
Room C-01
Viroqua, WI 54665
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

Post-charge Diversion and Deferred Prosecution Program

Description: 
Much like an unsupervised probation, where charges are dismissed on payment of restitution, costs, completion of treatment, community service, etc...
Contact: 
Name: 
Timothy Gaskell
Job Title: 
District Attorney
Address: 
Vernon County District Attorney's Office
400 Courthouse SQ
Viroqua, WI 54665

Adult Drug Court

Start Date: 
2019
Description: 
The Vernon County Drug Court is an optional, early intervention, post conviction treatment program available to defendants who have been convicted of substance use related offenses and who meet the eligibility criteria. The program utilizes a team approach to provide participants with all of the possible tools required to get into recovery quickly, stay in recovery and lead a productive, crime-free life.
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: 
Monica Horner
Job Title: 
Recovery Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(608) 637-5390
Address: 
Vernon County Drug Court
400 Courthouse Square, Room C-01
Room C-01
Viroqua, WI 54665
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes