HOUSTON (AP) — Houston-area law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced the expansion of a program to keep low-level misdemeanor offenders with mental health problems out of jail following the success of new facility that resulted in diverting more than 1,000 people from incarceration and saving taxpayers $9 million.
Officials will increase the types of low-level, non-violent misdemeanor offenses that can be referred to a Read More
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