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By Lucas Walsh
Cheney Free Press 

Cheney Community Court shares updates

Grants, stakeholders, and community partners


Last updated 1/26/2023 at 4:14pm

CHENEY - Cheney Community Court released an update detailing its grant funding numbers, community partners, and stakeholders, Jan. 19.

The community court is a deferral program for offenders who come into contact with the legal system, and is meant to reduce recidivism overall and increase positive outcomes for individuals and communities.

“The program for an individual will be built based on the offer from the prosecutor.” April Bassen, Deputy Clerk of Cheney Municipal Court, said.

When a case is filed, the prosecutor will perform fact finding which determines an individual’s eligi...

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