Diversion Program

Program Description

First-time offenders may have the option of participating in a pretrial Diversion program rather than have criminal charges filed against them in court. Successful completion of the diversion program will result in the offense charge being dismissed.

Eligibility Criteria

  • First-time offender (unless not previously afforded a diversion opportunity)
  • No felony charges
  • Under the age of 21 years old as of the date of the offense
  • Not charged with a crime of violence
  • Not otherwise charged with a criminal offense for which diversion is prohibited by Nebraska State Statute 29-3603