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Model Jail Diversion and Reentry Service Programs: Review of the Literature

Roadmap for Reform, Criminal Justice Reform, Reports and Briefs




The purpose of this paper is: 1) to summarize the recent literature related to model jail diversion and reentry services and programs, and 2) to offer guidance to state and local jurisdictions on the development of a full continuum of effective and evidence based jail diversion services to reduce the number of persons with mental health and/or substance use conditions in the criminal justice system.