Miami-Dade County honors Public Defender’s Office for work in drug court

Miami, FL — June 16, 1998 — The office of Public Defender Bennett H. Brummer has been recognized by Miami-Dade County for its efforts on behalf of drug court, which has helped thousands of drug addicts receive treatment for their disease and move into more productive, law-abiding lives.

"As mayor of Miami-Dade County, I take great pleasure in presenting this Certificate of Appreciation to you in recognition of your valuable contribution to the community," Mayor Alex Penelas said of the Public Defender’s Office.

Miami-Dade Public Defender Bennett H. Brummer is a founder and champion of drug court, which is so successful it has been the model for establishing some 600 drug courts across the country and around the world.

 

 

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