Effective Youth Diversion Strategies for Law Enforcement

On January 23rd, 2014, the IACP, with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC), hosted a webinar for law enforcement on youth diversion programs and strategies. A panel of comprised of a police chief, a county prosecutor, and a division director of juvenile services discussed the development of their youth diversion programs, program successes, and challenges faced during implementation. A discussion of lessons learned was included to assist law enforcement agencies who are considering starting or improving a youth diversion program. To access the webinar and view the presentation, click the link below.