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Mothers Against Drunk Driving
808 "P" Street, Suite 206
DescriptionYou can have tough laws and tough enforcement but without tough outcomes in the court system, the message that drunk driving IS a serious crime may get lost.
MADD’s Court Monitoring program ensures that good DUI arrests are prosecuted, unwarranted dismissals are decreased, and justice is achieved.
MADD’s Court Monitoring Program has three goals:
1. To compile pertinent statistics on how DUI cases are handled from county to county.
2. Share mutual concern about the outcomes of criminal cases with professionals in the legal arena.
3. To report information gathered by trained volunteers to relevant entities and community members to ensure the system can be maintained and improved.
Responsibilities1. Attend DUI misdemeanor court cases.
2. Record information from each court case.
3. Attend Court Monitoring trainings.
4. Data entry.
RequirementsAs a court monitor you will be trained to observe court procedures and collect pertinent data in DUI cases. This data is analyzed and reported out to members in the community.
To be an effective MADD court monitor, here are some skills you should possess:
1. Good critical thinking and listening skills
2. Attention to detail
3. Ethical behavior and confidentiality
4. Ability to work with Law Enforcement Officers and Court Officials