A District Court judge and/or court staff may refer individuals for day reporting days in lieu of jail time or to pay court fines. An alternative to jail and court fines that offers defendant’s practical living skills that are based primarily on a cognitive-behavioral approach, the program rotates with a six-week curriculum.
Orientation appearance is mandatory.
The $35 program fee is mandatory or an extra day is added to account for the fee.
Credit for 24 hours of jail time is given for eight hours of class time and a $150 credit toward fines is given for eight hours in the classroom.