The Russell County Attorney’s Office offers a diversion program for individuals charged with certain shoplifting offenses. The County Attorney Shoplifting Diversion Program or "CATS" Program provides those cited with minor shoplifting offenses the opportunity to watch an online Shoplifting course as an alternative to appearing in court and being convicted. The charges will be dismissed for those that successfully complete the program. The cost of the program is $175.00.
To enroll in the CATS Program please print the program application located on this page in the shoplifting drop down menu on this site and follow the enrollment instructions on the application or you may contact Melissa Voils at 270-343-2121 to enroll by phone or get further information.