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Genesee Peacemakers

van Gelder, S
June 4, 2015

Source: (1994) In Context. No. 38: 35-38

Reviews the Genesee county justice system in upstate New York which supports victims, gets accountability from offenders, and empowers the community. Reports the costs savings and space savings to the county jail of the program of offender diversion and community sanctions which afford offenders the opportunity to make amends. Genesee justice reports a 94% success rate, with only 6% of those who have received community based sentences either failing to complete their sentence or being rearrested.


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