SHORTSTOP & PROGRAMA SHORTSTOP
Since 1980, SHORTSTOP has set thousands of youth offenders back on the right path before they have strayed too far. This unique juvenile crime diversion program provides a cost-effective alternative to prosecution and utilizes science-based models for reducing delinquency among youth. By completing SHORTSTOP, youth are able to move forward in a positive direction, without serving jail time or having a criminal record. In 1989, Programa SHORTSTOP was developed as a cultural adaption Spanish language version of SHORTSTOP.