Court of law or rehab program? Veterans Court is both.
Nationwide, 46% of people who have been incarcerated find themselves in jail within 3 years of their release. For veterans who pass through the Phoenix Veterans Court, just 4% ever return. The Veterans Coming Home team spends time with program staff, judges, and veteran mentors and program participants to find out what makes this court so successful.
Aired: 08/03/16Video has closed captioning.
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Veterans Coming Home explores America's military-civilian divide by explores the lives and service of post-9/11 veterans. Veterans Coming Home is a project by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Kindling Group, and Wisconsin Public Television. This video was made with support from Arizona PBS.