Program Eligibility

Program Eligibility

Who may be eligible?

  1. Adult males and females convicted as an adult in Davidson County
  2. A nonviolent felony offender accused of a C, D, and E felonies under Tennessee Law
  3. Must be capable of and willing to participate in Drug Court programming

Who may be ineligible?

  1. Anyone convicted of a violent offense
    A. The person carried, possessed, or used a firearm or dangerous weapon
    B. There occurred the death of, or serious bodily injury to any person
    C. There occurred the use of force against the person of another, without regard to whether any of the circumstances described in subparagraph (A), (B), and (C) is an element of
    the offense or conduct of which or for which the person is charged or convicted
  2. Have one or more prior convictions for a felony crime or violence involving the use or attempted use of force against a person with the intent to cause death or serious bodily harm
  3. Refusal to cooperate with screening and assessment procedures, or an unwillingness to participate in required programming or abide by the program rules
  4. People with physical or mental disabilities who are unable to participate in the program with reasonable accommodations and/or auxiliary aids/services
  5. No prior conviction for sale of controlled substance to a minor


Statement of Non-Discrimination Due to Disability

Davidson County Drug Court does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its program. Information on requesting an accommodation and/or auxiliary aids or services can be found at or by calling the Metropolitan Government ADA office at telephone (615) 862-8744 or TTY (615) 862-8951.

Davidson County Drug Court | A Division of the Trial Courts
Developing Character During Confinement.
1406 County Hospital Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37218
Phone: 615-862-4220 | Fax: 615-862-4219