Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)


Adults convicted of a misdemeanor DWI or domestic assault are supervised by probation officers with specific caseloads. The DWI cases are all supervised by one probation officer with a specialized caseload. The court orders are reviewed and a probation contract is drafted which outlines the probation conditions specific to the case. DWI cases are supervised for two years.

Probation Conditions

Typical probation conditions include: jail sentence, fine, attendance at a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Victim Impact Panel, and completion of a formal chemical use assessment, which could result in participation in an alcohol education class or in chemical dependency treatment.

Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) (Repeat Offenders)

Adults convicted of multiple DWI offenses can be court ordered to participate in the ISP. This program requires a high level of probation supervision, a curfew, a period of incarceration or several weeks of electronic alcohol monitoring, random drug testing, chemical dependency treatment or relapse treatment, and a fine. The ISP usually lasts 12 to 18 months and is followed by a lower level of supervision until discharge from probation.