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Discipline, not punishment: Native American Treatment Court produces first 6 graduates


September 20, 2019

“The day I got my DUI…I could’ve run home,” said Carl Wells. “I could’ve run. And I’d still be running today if I wasn’t in this great program. I sat there in my truck in tears, crying. I said this is it. This is enough. I said I’m going to end up killing somebody or killing myself.”

“It’s the first time I’ve been at peace. I feel like I’m in a safe place,” said Shay LaVallie.


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