Misdemeanor DiversionProgram Approved for Okfuskee County

We are seeing increased implementation of alternative criminal accountability programs across the country. Often these models, like those in Okfuskee County, include deferred adjudication treatment programs and misdemeanor treatment courts (or alternative treatment courts). These programs typically partner criminal justice accountability with evidence-based substance abuse and/or mental health treatment service with the goal of decreasing future involvement with the criminal justice system.



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