Philadelphia announces ‘The Choice is Yours’ diversionary program

    Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has announced the office’s “The Choice is Yours” diversionary program.

    In a late morning press conference, Williams introduced the program for nonviolent felony drug offenders to take advantage of education and workforce training and avoid prison sentences.
    “The primary aim of TCY is to reduce recidivism,” according to the details released on the program, “without compromising public safety.”

    WHYY/NewsWorks’ Elizabeth Fiedler will have more details on this program later today.

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