Sarpy County Reentry Court holds first graduation ceremony

Sarpy County

Sarpy County Reentry Court holds first graduation ceremony

Date: 
December 04, 2019

Judge Stephanie Martinez congratulates the three participants
who completed the Sarpy County Reentry Court Program.

Sarpy County Reentry Court held its first graduation ceremony this week to recognize three participants for completing the program.

​Sarpy County's program is one of two reentry courts in the state. The 12- to 24-month program is designed to help people transition from incarceration back into the community.

The program's goal is to help people comply with their post-release conditions while addressing underlying issues that could lead them back to jail or prison. Participants are required to attend weekly hearings, follow treatment recommendations and take frequent drug tests. They also have to work or attend school full-time.