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No Entry: A National Survey of Criminal Justice Diversion Programs and Initiatives

This is a great resource for those looking for information regarding various strategies for and the effectiveness of various criminal justice diversion options. Results from a “national survey of more than 100 criminal justice diversion programs and initiatives, focusing on their strategies and lessons learned for reducing recidivism, improving health interventions, and achieving public cost savings” are presented. Sections following an executive summary include: introduction to diversion; project overview; diversion at three justice system phases-law enforcement, pretrial / prosecution, and court; and observations and conclusion. Appendixes also provide a list of diversion program / initiative descriptions by state, and a copy of the survey instrument.