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City behind schedule on building 2 diversion centers to serve as alternative to Rikers

As Mayor de Blasio touts an ambitious criminal justice agenda to close Rikers Island, the city is far behind schedule on opening two diversion centers meant to be an alternative to arrest for people with mental health or substance abuse issues, the Daily News has learned.
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Jillian Jorgensen
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Publication Date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018
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