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Evaluation of the Dallas County Diversion Male Court
An Alternative to Juvenile Probation

Key Observations

  • In almost every community, the poor and historically under-resourced represent a far greater percentage of those in our justice system than their percentages in the community.
  • This report examines the predictors of new offenses and drug/alcohol usage for juveniles assigned to the Diversion Male Court (DMC) of Dallas County Juvenile Justice Department.
  • Youth who participated in the DMC program were less likely to use drugs and alcohol  than non-DMC participating juvenile probationers.
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Evaluation of the Dallas County Diversion Male Court

Evaluation of the Dallas County Diversion Male Court

Racial and ethnic minority overrepresentation in the juvenile justice system is an obvious truth that continues to challenge the system’s legitimacy. In almost every community the poor and minorities represent a far greater percentage of those in our justice system.This report examines how State and federal agencies have begun to address the racial and ethnic inequities in the juvenile justice system

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Evaluation of the Dallas County Diversion Male Court
Evaluation of the Dallas County Diversion Male Court