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Turning Point – Intervention Program Launched for First Time Offenders in WA

An early-intervention program designed to keep first time offenders out of courts and prisons has been launched by the State Government.

Police Minister Liza Harvey said the Turning Point trial would happen in the South East Metro and Broome policing districts.

Under the trial, low level, first time criminal offenders will enter a four-month agreement aimed at addressing the root cause of their offending, leading to having the charges dropped on successful completion.

Read more on News.com.au.

Source: www.news.com.au

Photo: Police Minister Liza Harvey and WAPOL Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan. Source: News Corp Australia.