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Diversion Programs at a Glance
Total Number of Programs: 20

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Diversion Practice Outcomes at a Glance
Total Number of Practices: 4

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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.



OJP Publications

Juvenile Registration and Notification Policy Effects: A Multistate Evaluation Project, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018

Assessing a Residential Treatment Program in the Context of Rhode Island's Juvenile Justice Reforms, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017

Environmental and Personal Factors in a Community-Based Juvenile Offender Intervention, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017

Improving Outcomes for Youth: A Look at Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation in Six States, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017

Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform: Phase I and Phase II, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017

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