Unformatted text preview: diversion Diversion by law enforcement, prosecutor, or court Waived to criminal court Intake hear-ing Released or diverted Released or diverted Nonpolice referrals Juvenile offenders Police juvenile unit Prose-cution as a juvenile Note: This chart gives a simplified view of caseflow through the criminal justice system. Procedures vary among jurisdictions. The weights of the lines are not intended to show actual size of caseloads. Source: Adapted from The challenge of crime in a free society. President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, 1967. This revision, a result of the Symposium on the 30th Anniversary of the President's Commission, was prepared by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in 1997. Formal juvenile or youthful offender court processing Informal processing diversion Charge dismissed Acquitted U. S. Bureau of Justice Statistics...
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