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Policing strategy for low-level offenders reduces repeat behavior
CityStream: LEAD Program
12/8/20163:54

Some Seattle officers have been testing a policing strategy that helps low-level offenders get off the streets for longer than a night spent in jail or detox. The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion or LEAD program was launched in 2011 with a commitment "to improving public safety and public order, and reducing the criminal behavior of people who participate in the program."

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