Shoplifting Diversion Program
Madison County Attorney's Office


The Madison County Attorney Shoplifting Diversion Program may allow your shoplifting/theft case to be Dismissed upon successful completion of the program. The program is designed to educate viewers on the impact of theft in society and exposes the rationalizations offenders make to justify their actions. Exercises in this program reveal misdirected thought processes,
justifications for stealing, and help offenders recognize their personal responsibility for their actions and the long-term implications of continued illegal behavior.

In order to be considered for admission, you must request the judge to allow you to participate in the program on your court date. The cost of the program is $150, in addition to court costs. Once Ordered by your Judge to participate in the program, please print the program application located in the Shoplifting Diversion drop down menu on this site, and follow the enrollment
instructions on the application.

For more information, please contact Tara O'Donnell at 859-624-4777, extension 2.