Court focused solely on cases involving veterans opening in Putnam County

The Putnam County Veterans Treatment Court focuses on defending veterans charged with felonies who may be suffering from mental health issues like PTSD and other combat-related disorders.

News 12 Staff

Mar 22, 2023, 10:16 AM

Updated 460 days ago

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A new court focused solely on cases involving veterans is opening in Putnam County.
The Putnam County Veterans Treatment Court focuses on defending veterans charged with felonies who may be suffering from mental health issues like PTSD and other combat-related disorders.
This treatment court diverts appropriate cases to receiving treatment for their disorders instead of conventional incarceration.
The Putnam VTC is now the 37th in New York.


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