Justice For Vets and NADCP Honor U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw

Congressman Anders Crenshaw Recieves All Rise Leadership Award

Last week, as part of our ongoing National Drug Court Month celebration, Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald presented U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals' All Rise Leadership Award during the 4th Judicial Circuit Veterans Treatment Court Graduation Ceremony in Florida.  As Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee, Representative Crenshaw has pushed for full funding of Drug Court and Veterans’ Treatment Court grant programs and his support for has been critical.

“Congressman Crenshaw—thank you for your service to Jacksonville, veterans, Veterans Treatment Courts, Drug Courts, and this great nation. Thank you for your ongoing commitment and support of these courts which are providing miracles daily and saving lives as well as precious taxpayer dollars,”  said Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald. “The impact you are making will be felt for generations to come.”  

Magistrate John Sampson presented two certificates of completion to Veterans completing the program including 31 year old Darryl Woods, an Army veteran who served two tours of duty in Kuwait and one in Iraq.  Woods will get a second diploma this month from Everest University in Orange Park in business management.  

US Congressman Ander Crenshaw said seeing people like Woods get their lives back together shows the importance of these programs.“Seeing Daryl, we’ve got rock-solid proof that this program works,” Crenshaw said.