Brief The Restorative Justice and Diversion Program: Colorado 20th Judicial District Attorney’s Office (Boulder County, Colorado)
Leigh Courtney
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This case study is part of the Mapping Prosecutor-Led Diversion Project, a joint project of the National District Attorneys Association and the Urban Institute with funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This case study highlights the Restorative Justice and Diversion Program in the District Attorney’s Office for Colorado’s 20th Judicial District in Boulder County, Colorado. The program is internally staffed and managed within the District Attorney’s Office through its Center for Prevention and Restorative Justice and pairs supervision and service provision with restorative justice. This case study centers on the program’s in-house model and two-arm diversion approach, highlighting takeaways for other prosecutors looking to launch similar programs.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Courts and sentencing
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center
States Colorado
Counties Boulder County