3 Counties Open Drug Courts

Under the leadership of Franklin County Judge Buddy Perry, drug courts will open in Rhea, Bledsoe and Sequatchie counties. Perry already had set up courts in Grundy and Marion counties in the 12th Judicial District. Supporters of drug courts tout lower costs and recidivism rates when compared to traditional incarceration. WDEF News 12 looks at the issue and what local leaders are saying.