Comprehensive Jail Diversion Program Metal Health Courts Study, December, 2012

(2012) Comprehensive Jail Diversion Program Metal Health Courts Study, December, 2012. Human Rights, Department of

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Abstract

This study draws primarily from existing reports and research findings of other programs. Included here are a review of the prevalence of mentally ill offenders in the criminal justice (CJ) system, the system’s response to the problem, findings of participant outcomes, reported costs, special considerations regarding mental health courts, the status of jail diversion programs and mental health courts in Iowa, and recommendations.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Corrections, Inmates, Prisons, Human Rights, Juvenile
Subjects: Law enforcement and courts
Law enforcement and courts > Corrections
Law enforcement and courts > Corrections > Prisons
Law enforcement and courts > Juvenile justice and rehabilitation
ID Code: 31431
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 19 Mar 2020 18:19
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2020 18:19
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31431