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Boulder County to pilot mental health division


Boulder District Attorney Michael Dougherty, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle, and the Boulder Public Defender’s Office are leading an effort to form a Mental Health Diversion Pilot Program in Boulder County.

This program would divert low-level offenders out of the jail — prior to any charges being filed — to provide them with mental health treatment. Dougherty has agreed to defer the fi...

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