Santa Clara Proposition 36/SACPA Evaluation

Status: complete

California’s Proposition 36, the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act (SACPA), mandated drug treatment and supervision in lieu of incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders. The Santa Clara County Executive Office contracted with NPC Research to perform an evaluation of the implementation of SACPA in Santa Clara County. This evaluation consisted of the development of a logic model and performance measures to evaluate the successful implementation of SACPA. NPC also evaluated the process, short-term outcomes, and the costs and benefits of SACPA in Santa Clara County.

Project Team

Principal Investigator

Michael Finigan, Ph.D.

Evaluation Director

Shannon Carey, Ph.D.

Research Coordinators

Judy Weller, B.S.

Lance Schnacker, M.S.