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Diversion Programs at a Glance
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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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OJP Publications

Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012, BJS, September 2016

Environmental Scan of Developmentally Appropriate Criminal Justice Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults, NIJ, June 2016

HOPE II: A Follow-up to Hawaii's HOPE Evaluation, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016

Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014

Natural Experiment in Reform: Analyzing Drug Policy Change in New York City, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2014
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