California’s Committee on Revision of the Penal Code Recommends Expanding LEAD Throughout the State.
California’s Committee on Revision of the Penal Code in CA recommends expanding LEAD throughout the state.
‘People Matter’ | Gaston County Police Launch New Program Aimed at Connecting Low-Level Offenders with Services, Support
WCNC news reports on the new LEAD initiative launched in Gaston County, NC. Read the full article: https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/local/gaston-county-police-lead-program-solutions-local/275-2f378cb1-aa2d-4555-807d-fad8d81923f7
Savvy Citizen podcast host Adam Gaub and guests Captain Jeff Phelps and LEAD Program Coordinator Adrien Sanders discuss the new Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) pilot program in Gaston County, NC. Listen to the podcast [23-minute listen]: https://savvycitizen.podbean.com/e/taking-the-lead-program/
A new report by the National Conference of State Legislatures recognizes LEAD as an important strategy to advance both safety and equity by building community-based alternatives to jail and prosecution.View the original article here: https://www.ncsl.org/press-room/details/ncsl-releases-new-report-on-front-end-justice-deflection-and-diversion
Stakeholders in Washtenaw County, MI, discuss the county’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion and Deflection (LEADD) program, which is based on the LEAD model. View full article: https://www.rapidgrowthmedia.com/features/080123cmhandlawenforcement.aspx
U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich, Ben Ray Luján Deliver $5 Million+ in Federal Public Safety Resources to New Mexico
New Mexico communities receive more than $500,000 to support LEAD programs in Bernalillo County and the city of Taos. Read full article: https://ladailypost.com/u-s-senators-heinrich-lujan-deliver-5-million-in-federal-public-safety-resources-to-new-mexico/