Safety Law News for March 3, 2017

  • In South Carolina, a bill that would review South Carolina’s juvenile justice laws was approved by a subcommittee of the legislature. House Bill 3055 authorizes a new legislative committee to make recommendations to the General Assembly on ways to divert more juveniles from the criminal justice system.
  • In Colorado, officials in Larimer County approved the position of a diversion program coordinator who would be responsible for two juvenile diversion programs. The programs would work closely with school resource officers in diverting lower-level incidents within the school system away from the juvenile justice system.