A Diversion is a contract between the defendant and the State of Kansas. The County Attorney's office represents the State of Kansas. The Riley County Attorney's Office has an active policy of Diversion. In considering whether a given case should be diverted, attorneys in the office will consider the following:
Whether in consideration of all of the above, it appears that the State of Kansas, the victim, and the offender, would be better off through the Diversion process than by proceeding to plea or trial.