Kitsap Drug Court
Kitsap County Family Drug
Drug Court Commencement
July 27, 2007
Honorable Jay B.
Honorable J. Robin Hunt
Washington State Court of Appeals, District II
"Step by step you have all presided in this
journey of 1000
steps. Congratulations to your friends,
Court Team, and your sponsors for their ongoing
support in your journey. Congratulations to you as well."
acknowledge the hard work and of these participants who have
successfully completed the Drug Court program.
"Thank you to my family and Drug
Court Team for loving and supporting me when I couldn't even
"I have to thank Drug Court
because without the tools
you have given me, I wouldn't be
here today. Also thank
my family for their never ending support and love."
Jeff P., Graduate
"The Drug Court Team has
showed me the tools I need
survive. Before I only knew
the outside world, I didn't
know myself. Today I have
turned that leaf over, and for
that I thank you."
"Thank you for allowing e to be
a part of this program.
thank you Drug Court team,
fellow participants, and my
family for always being there for me."
"Thank you to my entire family, especially my kids.
for never giving up on me, even
when I gave up on
"A big thanks to Judge Roof
for bringing this program to
our County. Without his dedication
we wouldn't be here
Thank you to my girl and everyone else who helped
along the way."
Jeff H., Graduate
"Thank you to everyone in this
room, and especially the
Court Team for giving me the
tools to live life right.
can be trusted and I can be
there for my son."
"When I was using before, I
wanted help but I didn't know
to get it. Drug Court came
along and saved my life and for
me it wasn't just a get out of
jail free card. I've
to love myself again."
"Thanks to the team and in-patient program. I
can't say enough about this program, it's saved my life.
Thank you very much."
"This program has turned my life around. Before I
didn't care about anything or anyone. Drug Court showed me
that they cared and I'm living proof that this program really
"Thanks to the Drug Court Team,
you guys go way beyond just
working for a paycheck. You
really care about all of
and it shows."
"Drug Court has helped me pave
a new path for my life.
you family for standing beside me
and always supporting
“This program has saved my life. And I wouldn’t be here today
if it weren’t for Drug Court and for my family always
sticking by me and supporting me.”
Drug Court Graduates, Judge Jay B. Roof and Judge J. Robin Hunt
“This is our 29th Commencement Ceremony and we have graduated
181 participants. After today we will have graduated 195.
As I've said before, 'this is a disease that doesn't discriminate'
and I'm very proud of you all for taking the right steps and for
having courage to tackle the addictions that
once controlled your
- Judge Jay B. Roof
Drug Court Team Members
||Jay B. Roof
|Drug Court Case Manager
|Kitsap Recovery Center
||Lisa Romwall, Steve Kohrt, Bergen
Starke, Glenda McPherson, and Carla Carlsen
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
|Community Resource Officer
||Deputy Pete Ball
|Drug Court Compliance Officer
|Drug Court Compliance Specialist
|Drug Court Assistant
|Drug Court Volunteer
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