Butte County Probation Celebrates:
Three of their Veterans Treatment Court Participants Graduation
The Butte County Probation Department was proud to announce the graduation of three of their Veterans Treatment Court participants on June 21, 2022.
Veterans continue fighting even after their military service has ended as they struggle with substance abuse, mental health, and reintegrating into civilian life. With the help of the Veterans Treatment Court team, these veterans complete an intensive treatment program and period of probation supervision lasting a minimum of 12 months. These graduates fought hard to address their needs, complete the program, and have achieved a tremendous accomplishment. The Butte County Veterans
Treatment Court was established in 2015, follows the National Drug Court model, and is tailored to the unique needs of veterans. The Butte County Veterans Treatment Court has graduated 20 veterans from the program.Christopher Claxton, a United States Marine Corps member from 2006-2010, Iraq War Veteran, completed innovative restorative programs and reached educational achievements.
Jeremy Bailey, a United States Army member from 2008-2014, Iraq and Afghanistan War Veteran, completed educational achievements at Butte College and plans to use his creativity with a career in graphic design.
Zak Schulps, a United States Marine Corps member from 1988-1991, Gulf War Veteran, is a local business owner, completed innovative restorative programs.