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ABA Commission on Effective Criminal Sanctions: Multnomah County Oregon Diversion Programs

  • Organization: American Bar Association
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Wednesday, March 15, 2006
  • Submitted: Friday, June 05, 2009
  • Attachment(s): DOC

As part of its research into alternative sentencing measures, the Commission heard from representatives of The Sanction Treatment Options Progress (STOP) Program, in Multnomah County, Oregon. The STOP Program provides persons who have been charged with criminal possession of relatively small (personal use) quantities of a controlled substance with an opportunity to successfully complete drug treatment and avoid prosecution.

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