The Criminal Justice Services (CJS) Department within the Department of Administration was formed January 1, 2020 through County Board Resolution.

The CJS works with the Criminal Justice Collaborating Council and other stakeholders to provide opportunities for individuals within the criminal justice systems to improve quality of life through facilitating recovery and community integration using evidence-based innovative programs.

The CJS Department includes Recovery Court, Pretrial Services, Front-End Intervention Treatment, First Time Offender and THC Diversion Programs.  The CJS provides drug testing services for CJS participants and Department of Human Services consumers.  The CJS also offers evidence based programs to participants. 

The CJS Director coordinates the Take a Stand Against Meth Campaign.