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Kitsap Drug Court Commencement

April 26, 2013

Honorable Jay B. Roof 


Mike Merringer
Administrator, Kitsap County Juvenile Court
Keynote Speaker

"Addiction effects every aspect of your lives.  Drug Court works
because you make it work.  You have your lives back and
your families have you back."


Randy, Alumni Speaker

"When I entered Drug Court, I lived in my parents' backyard for
six months because they didn't trust me in their home.  Now my
family and I have have home of our own."

We acknowledge the hard work and of these participants who have successfully completed the Drug Court program.

Vince, Graduate

"Drug Court gave my life back to me.  Thank you for everyone's support and to God."

Jennifer, Graduate

"Thank you for the opportunity
to change my life and the support
that I received from my
friends and family."

Shay, Graduate
“Thank you to my counselor, Bergen for staying by me and helping me through this." 


Robert, Graduate
“It's been a rough road but
it's doable.  Thank you."

David, Graduate
"Thank you to everybody --
I gained so much.  If I can
do it, anybody can."


 Cheryl, Graduate
"Thank you to the Drug Court
staff along with my family
and friends.  The program
has been amazing."


Drug Court Graduates and Judge Jay B. Roof 

“This is a new beginning for these graduates--a life free of drugs
and alcohol.  Drug Court is a place where there is hope, promise
and unlimited potential can be realized.”

                                                                          - Judge Jay B. Roof

Drug Court Team Members

Judge Jay B. Roof
Kitsap Recovery Center Steve Kohrt, Bergen Starke, Carla Carlsen
Cascade Recovery Center Rick Bialock, Judy Patton, Carol Brigham
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Kelly
Courthouse Service Dog Kerris
Defense Attorney Jacob Murphy
Court Clerks Gwen Warren
Drug Court Assistant Carol VanderHeyden
Community Resource Officer Deputy Montague
Drug Court Compliance Officer Vicky Ackerman
Grant Administrator Gay Neal
Updated:  September 10, 2014


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