The Lowndes County Accountability Court Staff consists of the Superior Court Judge,
the District Attorney, the Public Defender, a Probation Officer, the Coordinator for the Court,
Treatment Providers, Law Enforcement Representatives and Program Evaluator. The Superior Court Judge
heads the staff who work together to support and monitor a participant's recovery. Each member maintains
a balance of authority, supervision, support and encouragement. The substance track focuses on
repeat drug offenders with little or no history of debilitating mental health issues. The track has a
twelve to twenty-four month completion span. It focuses on group sessions, frequent drug tests, and
twelve step therapy. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the accountability court budget
and resources, grant writing, maintaining individual files on participants, compiling statistical data
and guiding program evaluation. The Coordinator monitors the participant's progress, and
oversees the participants' progress in the program.
Accountability Court Coordinator
Jennifer S. Fabbri
Colquitt County Courthouse Annex
Post Office Box 2227
Moultrie, Georgia 31776
OFC: (229) 616-7449
FAX: (229) 616-7447
(1) Accountability Courts integrate alcohol and other drug treatment services with justice system
(2) Using a non-adversarial approach, prosecution and defense counsel promote public safety while
protecting participants'; due process rights.
(3) Eligible participants are identified early and promptly placed into the drug court program.
(4) Drug Courts provide access to a continuum of alcohol, drug and other related treatment and
(5) Abstinence is monitored by frequent alcohol and other drug testing
(6) A coordinated strategy governs drug court responses to participants' compliance.
(7) Ongoing judicial interaction with drug court participant is essential.
(8) Monitoring and evaluation measure the achievement of program goals and gauge effectiveness.
(9) Continuing interdisciplinary education promotes effective drug court planning, implementation and
(10) Forging partnerships among drug courts, public agencies and community-based organizations
generates local support and enhances drug court program effectiveness.