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Criminal Justice Professor Discusses Jail Diversion in Metro West Daily News

July 06, 2015

Dr. Sarah Abbott, professor of criminal justice, recently discussed the increased use of jail diversion by local police departments for an article featured in the Metro West Daily News. Abbott, who has served as a consultant to several police agencies, is currently the Director of Jail Diversion Programs for Advocates, Inc. She has spoken and written widely about the treatment of the mentally ill in the justice system. The article can be read online.