Missing / unknown final case disposition
Missing / unknown inclusion criteria
Related and Companion Measures
- Individuals responsible for pretrial diversion admission decisions (may be program-specific):
- Types of pretrial diversion authorized by state law:
Bad check programs
Counties are authorized to implement any pretrial diversion program, subject to statutory restrictions
- Types of defendants eligible for pretrial diversion (program eligibility may be satisfied by different combinations of criteria):
Defendants not previously convicted of a serious violent offense
Defendants not previously convicted of a sex offense
Defendants not previously convicted of a dangerous offense (as defined by statute)
Defendants not previously convicted three or more times of possession of a controlled substance or drug paraphernalia
Defendants not previously convicted of dangerous crimes against children
- Offenses eligible for pretrial diversion:
Counties are authorized to determine which offenses are eligible for pretrial diversion, subject to statutory restrictions
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Suggested Citation:Measures for Justice Data Portal.(Data Release: 2.3.10).Retrieved from https://www.measuresforjustice.org on 4/4/2020.
Dismissals that took place before charging are not captured by the data.
Dismissal language was obtained from charge files acquired from the Arizona Administrative Office of the Court. The exact language pulled from this file to flag dismissed charges included: Compl Dismissed by Court, Compl Dismissed by Cty Att, Compl Dismised by Officer, Court Dismissal, Court Dismissal w/o Prejudice, Court Dismissal with Prejudice, Not Referred for Prosecution, Other Dismissal w/o Prejudice, Other Dismissal with Prejudice, Incompete/Insanity - Release. A case is considered dismissed only if all charges were dismissed.
This measure may be inflated in this state if successful pretrial diversions were overwritten as dismissals in the source data.
Percentage of cases that had missing/unknown data on any of the factors needed for inclusion in the measure.