Explain the use of diversion


One definition of diversion is "the halting or suspension before conviction of formal criminal proceedings against a person, conditioned on some form of counter performance by the defendant" (George, 1984).

There are several reasons for the use of diversion:

• List 3 reasons with an explanation for the use of diversion, and discuss why it would be beneficial to the criminal justice system.

• Also explain how the use of diversion would have an effect on law enforcement.

• Is diversion cost-effective?

Submit a 4 to 5 page paper to your instructor. Support your answers with outside sources using APA format.

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