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Graduation Ceremony: Celebrating Our 4th Year of Operation

Graduation and Anniversary Ceremony of the Shelby County Veterans Court

Join us in celebrating our 5th year of organization and 4 year of operation.

Wednesday, July 20th
2:30 p.m.

Shelby County Veterans Court Invite
PTSD: A Battle for Veterans and Their Families

When Staff Sergeant and Medal of Honor winner Ty Carter appeared on the MSNBC show Morning Joe he not only represented the excellence of those who honorably service their country, but also those who suffer from post

Judge Anderson, Shelby County Veterans Court
Why I Serve in the Shelby County Veterans Treatment Court By Kevin Rardin

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”   - Rabindranath Tagore.

 

Assistant DA Kevin Rardin
Graduation Day At Shelby County Veterans Court

"The Veterans Court started in 2012 and so far they've graduated 106 participants and only one has been re-arrested. Proof the program is working."
 

Grant Allows Veterans Court to Double Enrollment

Ellen Abbott, the director of the Office of Criminal Justice Services for TDMHSAS and the author of the grant that secured the funds for Tennessee veterans, said that because of the expansion, the court will need more mentors.