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.

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

Key Observations

  • In almost every community, the poor and minority represent a far greater percentage of those in our justice systems 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 of Dallas County Juvenile Justice Department.
  • Impact on substance abuse: Youth who participated in the DMC program were less likely to use drugs and alcohol  than non DMC participating probationers.

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

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