Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program (Seattle, Washington)

Crime This is a pre-booking, community-based diversion program designed to divert those suspected of low-level drug and prostitution offenses away from jail and prosecution and into case management and other supportive services. The program is rated Promising. The intervention group was significantly less likely to have been arrested, compared with the control group, at the shorter- and longer-term follow ups. However, there was no significant impact on non-warrant arrests.

Federal Sponsor Agency: NIJ, OJP


Publication Date: July 2016

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