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Diversion Programs at a Glance
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Diversion

Diversion programs serve as an alternative to law enforcement or court involvement and include a range of initiatives, such as intensive supervisory probation, restitution, mandatory community service, and specialized courts. Diversion may occur before or after the filing of the criminal charge. Successfully completing diversion requirements usually results in a charge being dropped or reduced, while failure may result in the restoration or heightening of the original penalties.

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Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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Testing What Works in Probation: Replicating HOPE, NIJ, April 2012
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Final Report on the Evaluation of the SAGE Project's LIFESKILLS and GRACE Programs, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2011
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Alternative Sentencing Policies for Drug Offenders: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Kansas Senate Bill 123, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2012
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Alternative Sentencing Policies for Drug Offenders: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Kansas Senate Bill 123, Executive Summary, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2012
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