News & Resources



  • Lessons from Around America. A 2018 white paper on cannabis policy
    Mary-Linden Salter, Executive Director TAADAS
    Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & other Addiction Services (TAADAS)

    Read the white paper

  • 2017 National Cannabis Summit
    Science, Policy & Best Practices
    Summary of Proceedings. Prepared by The Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, Advocates for Human Potential, Inc & the National Council for Behavioral Health

    View the policies & best practices

  • MARCH 4, 2018
    PTAC is hosting a national Pre-Arrest Diversion conference in March 2018 at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra, Florida to further promote and expand the use of pre-arrest diversion.

    Read more on the conference PTAC Civil Citation Network Presentation Slides

  • March 2018
    March 2018 PTAC Adult Civil Citation Finalized Report
  • MARCH 2017
    A first-ever pre-arrest diversion summit was convened by this group of organizations in Washington DC, March 2017.

    Multiple pre-arrest diversion programs from around the country attended, along with representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, National Sheriffs’ Association, U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Boston University School of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Temple University, Community Catalyst, Public Defenders Association, MacArthur Foundation, and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation.
  • Florida Marijuana Possession Laws Public Policy Options for Effective Intervention - click here

  • Cover

    The Case for Prearrest Diversion:
    A Collection of Supporting Research - click here

  • Fiscalcover

    Court Fines & Fees:
    How Court-Generated Revenue is Managed - click here

  • The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
    A final report, May 2015 view here

  • Incarceration's Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America
    VERA Institute of Justice - Feb 2015 view here

  • Stepping Up. Florida's Top Civil Citation Efforts
    (A 2015 Study) view here

  • 'An Adult Civil Citation Can Save Taxpayers Dollars'
    A Florida Tax Watch Briefing, Jan 2014 view here

  • Florida Civil Citation Statute 985.12 view here

  • Leon County, Florida Civil Citation Implementation Guide
    August 2013 Document view here

  • 2013 Spring Quarterly Report view here

  • Spotlight on Adult Civil Citation in Tallahassee, Florida (youtube video) view here

  • Adult Civil Citation Whitepaper
    (Introduction and core concepts) view here

  • Adult Civil Citation Presentation (Overview and objectives of program) view here

  • 2013 Year End Report (Updates on Leon County) view here

  • State Policy Implementation Project - ABA 2012
    Civil Citations for Minor Offenses view here

  • Three Minute Justice: Haste and Waste in Florida's Misdemeanor Courts
    July 2011 view here

  • Minor Crimes, Massive Waste:
    The Terrible Toll of America's Broken Misdemeanor Courts view here