albany becomes 1st jurisdiction on east coast, 3rd in nation to launch innovative, evidence-based law enforcement assisted diversion (lead) program

For Immediate Release March 31, 2016 Contact: Albany Police Department: Steven Smith (518) 889-9446 Center for Law and Justice: Dr. Alice Green (518) 427-8361 LEAD National Support Bureau: gabriel sayegh (646) 335-2264 Albany Becomes 1st Jurisdiction on East Coast, 3rd in Nation to Launch Innovative, Evidence-Based Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program With Support from Albany Medical […]

times union: albany launches lead diversion program

Albany launches LEAD diversion program Program will move low-level violators into treatment Paul Grondahl via Times Union | March 31, 2016   Alice Green shook her head in amazement at former adversaries gathered — black and white, cops and activists, prosecutors and social workers — to announce a new collaboration that will divert low-level criminals away from jail and […]