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Early Disposition of Cases (EDC) Program

Project Description:
Provides funds to hire a full-time prosecutor to add to the staff of the Early Case Disposition system, which brings together prosecutors, and defense attorneys within several days of an arrest .

Community Benefits:
The program reduces jail board and care costs for prisoners, diverts prisoners from jail to treatment , disposes of low-level cases which slow down the justice system, and increase costs.  
 

Amount Requested

$80,000

Award Amount

$80,000

Source of Funding

US Dept. of Justice

Administering Local Agency

County Prosecutor