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Ithaca launches LEAD program to fight racial disparities

ITHACA, N.Y.—The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program has officially been launched in Ithaca, as announced by Travis Brooks, deputy director at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC). The LEAD program, which was initially begun in Seattle, Washington, in 2011, allows officers to redirect individuals engaging in misdemeanor crimes to outlets of community-based services rather […]