Bemidji City Council: Cuts put DWI Court in jeopardy
A program designed to combat drunken driving has been proven to reduce recidivism - the likeliness of reoffending - from 64 to 14 percent.
But it is in danger of being cut.
Beltrami County DWI Court, a program specifically designed to tie together the resources of law enforcement, prosecution, probation and the judicial system, will lose its funding source Sept. 30.
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