Do you know someone were involved in a diversion program (e.g., teen court, traffic court, etc). What were the procedures? Were there sanctions? How did involvement impact the person? What were the perceptions? Did the individual engage in similar behavior later? If so, how long after? If not, why not? Given the concept of net-widening, should there be intervention for those who engage in minor offenses or should they be left alone as eventually they will desist?
Is home confinement with electronic monitoring a deterrent? Are there negatives to being confined to one’s home? What type of person should be on home confinement?