Research and Evaluations on Arrest Reduction Topics
Key Research Findings Related to Pre-arrest Diversion Initiatives in the US
Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Juvenile Civil Citation Efforts—Advocating the Importance of Civil Citation Programs While Recognizing Those That Do It Best
This publication summarizes developments in pre-arrest diversion in Florida over the past year, including civil citation, examining new programs, the reworking of existing agreements, new research, and legislative changes made to expand usage. This study highlights opportunities to improve existing pre-arrest diversion programs and to build new ones, and is intended to be used by decisionmakers as they re-examine memorandums of understanding governing their pre-arrest diversion programs and renegotiate the new circuit-wide agreements as required by law.
Research and Resources from the Civil Citation Network
Adult Civil Citations with Intervention Services: A “Pre-Arrest” Model
Emerging Issues in American Policing Digest
Emerging Issues in American Policing Digest, Volume 1: Diversion Programs and Recidivism
Research in Seattle, WA demonstrates how employing diversion strategies can save departmental resources, decrease recidivism, and improve employment outcomes for people with histories of repeated minor offenses.
Emerging Issues in American Policing Digest, Volume 3: Special Edition: Alternatives to Enforcement
Recent efforts to develop and expand alternatives to enforcement highlight research-informed strategies to more effectively promote public safety and decrease police agencies’ reliance on arrests.
This special edition of Emerging Issues in American Policing focuses on the developing field of alternatives to enforcement.