We present results of an evaluation of Reading for Life (RFL), a diversion program for nonviolent, first-time juvenile offenders in a medium-sized Midwestern county.
This document informs the discussion on bail reform and pretrial justice of an effective pretrial system.
This report introduces essential elements for responding to people with mental illnesses at pretrial, including decisions for pretrial release.
This monograph reviews promising and emerging practices, major issues and findings, and challenges and opportunities in pretrial diversion.
These highlights cover federal resources available to community corrections and criminal justice agencies
Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System
This article explains how offenders with mental illness or substance abuse disorders making their first municipal court appearance can be diverted.
This toolkit offers guidance to county officials on how to develop and operate effective pretrial policies and practices.
This series of briefs from CJI explore the cost of pretrial and how to apply cost-benefit analysis to pretrial decision making.
This website explains how this pre-booking diversion program places offenders into community-based services, instead of jail and prosecution.
This publication outlines suggested outcome and performance measures and critical operational data for pretrial diversion programs.