Budget jeopardizes diversion programs

Budget jeopardizes diversion programs

There are 1 comment on the TwinCities.com story from Mar 27, 2010, titled Budget jeopardizes diversion programs. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

In the past few years, Crow Wing County has initiated diversion programs aimed at keeping offenders out of jail and on the road to recovery.

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Jeff T in MPLS

Waverly, MN

#1 Mar 28, 2010
They need money?

The Crow Wing County attorney's office reported that for every $1 spent on drug courts there is a savings of $10 due to reduced jail/prison use, reduced criminality and lower criminal justice costs.

Where is the saved money? Can't they use that?

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