Veterans Court

St. Tammany Veterans Memorial

This specialty court was established to address judicially involved armed forces veterans who suffer from drug or alcohol dependence, post-traumatic stress and/or closed head injury. This specialty court is modeled after drug and behavioral health courts. Data is current as of December 31, 2017 and will be updated yearly.

  • 2017 to present
  • Currently presided over by Judge Childress
  • Current Census – 17 in St. Tammany Parish
  • Drug free babies – 0
  • Cost per client per year – $3403.50 estimated as court in existence for nine months.
  • Recidivism rate – not applicable; specialty court has no program graduates at this time.