Miami-Dade County honors Public Defenders 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 Defenders
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.