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Safety can be freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury,danger, or loss.

LEAD: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

LEAD is a pre-booking diversion program that allows officers to redirect low-level offenders engaged in drugs or prostitution activity to community-based services instead of jail and prosecution. LEAD participants begin working immediately with case managers to access services. LEAD’s goals are to reduce the harm a drug offender causes him or herself, as well as the harm that the individual is causing the surrounding community. This public safety program has the potential to reduce recidivism rates for low-level offenders and preserve expensive criminal justice system resources for more serious or violent offenders.

National Organization for Youth Safety

We know that underage drinking and driving isn’t going to stop with just one person’s efforts. It’s going to take an entire community — citizens, leaders, parents, and teens working together. It’s going to take everyone facing the real issues. It’s going to take parents. It’s going to take youth leaders. It’s going to take YOU!


SafetyLit_Logo_(registered_servicemark)_2012SafetyLit provides abstracts of reports from researchers who work in the more than 30 distinct professional disciplines relevant to preventing and researching unintentional injuries, violence, and self-harm.