Rhode Island Veterans Diversion Program Changes

As reported in the April 2, 2012 edition of the Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, the Veterans Diversion Program has made changes. The program is designed to help veterans who are arrested for criminal misdemeanors. The purpose of the program is to help veterans address the underlying issues, such as trauma, PTSD and other mental health problems, which caused them to commit crimes. As an alternative to prosecution, the program includes group therapy and counseling as a means to help veterans resolve such issues and successfully reintegrate into society.

The program has recently added a mentoring component. Retired and active members of the military are now helping to develop a mentoring program to pair up mentors with veterans participating in the program. Judge Woodcock-Pfeiffer who oversees the Veterans Diversion calendar noted that the mentors' insight and personal experience will serve to benefit the veterans in the program.

Attorney Humphrey has successfully defended veterans and active military members throughout his career and he is experienced and knowledgeable about this new Veterans Diversion Program.

If you or a family member are a veteran or a currently serving in the Armed Forces and has been charged with drunk driving (DUI), refusal to submit to a chemical test, or other alcohol offenses, please allow Attorney Robert H. Humphrey's reputation, experience and skill to successfully guide you through the legal process. Please contact Attorney Robert H. Humphrey, Esq., at 401-816-5862 or e-mail him at

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