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Howard County launches program to divert low-level offenders to support services rather than jail

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It started in Seattle, Washington, in 2011, and there are now more than 50 LEAD initiatives in the country, according to Yolanda Vazquez, external affairs director for the Office of the State’s Attorney for Howard County. The Howard County LEAD program will be the fifth program in Maryland, with others having been launched in Baltimore, Bel Air, Westminster and Washington County.

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Source: Baltimore Sun