"Drug court" could save money for the state - KMOV.com

"Drug court" could save money for the state

(KMOV) -- The state of Missouri is looking for ways to save money, and it could save more than $25 million a year if it closes a state prison. However, releasing inmates, even non-violent ones, is not popular.

But some, including the state's chief justice, believe that "drug court" might be the answer.

News 4's Marc Cox went inside court chambers today to see how it might work.

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