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    Requirements of the Alcohol Diversion Program

    1. This must be the first documented alcohol contact with the UW-La Cross Police Department.
    2. You must be willing to accept responsibility for personal actions and be willing to learn from potentially at risk behavior.
    3. Must be between 17-20 years old.

    This Completion of the Alcohol Diversion Program

    1. You must pay a $65 administration fee. 
    1. You MUST ATTEND the UWLPDs alcohol at risk behavior class on  January 29, February 19, March 19, April 9 & 23, May 14, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 10 & 24, October 4, 15, & 29, November 19, and December 17, 2015.  The class starts at 6:00 pm in the Police Services Building (17th & Farwell St).
    1. You must complete a 2 page impact paper prior to arrival to the on the consequences of your high risk alcohol use as it relates to your specific incident. Please explore how your actions and how these consequences could impact your life now and in the future; ie financial, legally, future employment, relationships ect. The paper must be double spaced with a font no larger than 12. The paper must be received on the scheduled class date and turned in to the officers.

    If you have been cited and you have any questions, you can contact Sgt. Paul Iverson at  piverson@uwlax.edu  or Sgt. Scott McCullough at  smcullough@uwlax.edu  .     

    This program is designed to create an alternative to being arrested for possession of  marijuana and be in lieu of court imposed penalties/record. However, there will be a local record at UW-La Crosse Police Department of your participation in the Marijuana Diversion Program.

    Requirements of the Marijuana Diversion Program

    1. This must be the first documented alcohol contact with the UW-La Cross Police Department.
    2. You must be willing to accept responsibility for personal actions and be willing to learn from potentially at risk behavior.
    3. Must be between 17-20 years old.

    This Completion of the Marijuana Diversion Program

    1. You must pay a $100 administration fee.
    1. You must meet with a Department representative to discuss your contact with UWLPD.
    1. You must complete a 2 page impact paper prior to arrival to the on the consequences of your high risk alcohol use as it relates to your specific incident. Please explore how your actions and how these consequences could impact your life now and in the future; ie financial, legally, future employment, relationships ect. The paper must be double spaced with a font no larger than 12. The paper must be received on the scheduled class date and turned in to the officers.
    2. No further drug offenses for 180 days from this original contact.
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    605 17TH ST. N., La Crosse, WI