Career Post

Criminal Justice Deflection Director

2023-05-04 Leon


Develop Circuit goals and objectives and communicate regularly with program stakeholders on the review of statistical data on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Serve as liaison to local law enforcement jurisdictions and community partners to ensure transition between referral and the provision of services. Educate community partners on scope of Deflection program and services. Assist law enforcement in development of deflection policies. Lead law enforcement and community stakeholders training on Deflection practices. Attend and/or facilitate team meetings, conferences, committee meetings, and task force meetings at the agency and in the community. Monitor case files on a regular and routine basis, working in conjunction with the Office of the State Attorney designated representative.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Psychology, Sociology, or related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and progressively responsible law enforcement or related experience. Minimum of three (3) years of administrative and supervisory experience of a criminal justice program, law enforcement department or have worked in State Attorney’s office. Knowledge of human behavior such as criminogenic risk factors signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders. Experience with public speaking, networking, and building positive relationships with law enforcement officials, court officials, and elected officials.

Salary Rate

$65, 000. 00- $85, 000.00 annual