A multidisciplinary agency approach to tackling the problems of juveniles and guns.
Primary goals include promoting public safety by reducing delinquent activities and providing the opportunity for juveniles to live a violent-free lifestyle.
A victim-centered, public safety program which focuses on providing victims with a voice, increasing defendants' understanding and empathy, and reducing recidivism.
This program is a pre-file voluntary alternative to the traditional court process. A key component of program criteria is for the individual to first take accountability for the offense.
The primary goals of adult diversion are to prevent further contact with the police and the criminal justice system, reduce recidivism, address underlying issues that led to the offense through referrals to appropriate services and individual skill building, and provide a cost-saving alternative to traditional prosecution.