Jail Diversion Program

Jail Diversion Program

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ROBERTSDALE, Alabama -

The Robertsdale City Council is considering adopting an ordinance offering an alternative sentencing program to non-violent, criminal offenders.

Misdemeanor offenders that qualify for the jail diversion program would have their arrests expunged from their records in exchange for community service.

The diversion plan would eliminate jail overcrowding and save both the city and the police department prisoner expenses.

The city council could vote on the ordinance November 4th.

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