Policy Watch

 

Final report of the evaluation of the youth justice liaison and diversion pilot scheme

 

16/03/2012

 

The Department of Health has published its final report of an evaluation of the youth justice liaison and diversion pilot scheme. The report notes that there was universal support for making diversion a more systematic or compulsory element within police practice, and makes 11 eleven policy, practice and research recommendations, including integrating diversion scheme with existing services.