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Diversion Programs for Adults

Nuffield, Joan
June 4, 2015

Source: (1997) Solicitor General, Canada. User Report No. 1997-05.

This is a review of evaluated programs to divert adult offenders from further involvement with the criminal justice system. It focuses on “programmatic” diversion efforts and is organized according to the stage in the criminal process at which the diversion initiative occurs. Because of the paucity of evaluations of adult diversion, some findings from the juvenile literature are included. In addition, some ideas from other jurisdictions which may not have been evaluated are reviewed for their possible utility in Canada.


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