John R. Linn - Spring 2003 Ivy Leaf Magazine

Ivy Leaf - Spring 2003

John R. Linn

John R. Linn (assistant professor of criminal justice and sociology) has been named as both process and program evaluator for the newly created Blair County Drug Court. The Blair County Drug Court was established under the auspices of the Drug Court Policy Initiative (DCPI) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). In the position of process evaluator, Dr. Linn has engaged in the on-going assessment of interactions among the members of the Blair County Drug Court team through the various stages of training. The Blair County Drug Court will become operational in early September 2003. At that time Dr. Linn will initiate a longitudinal evaluation of the effectiveness of the Drug Court initiative.