Pre-Arrest Diversion and Deflection Activities & Initiatives

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    Alabama

    Huntsville Police Co-Responder Program

    Alaska

    Anchorage Mobile Crisis Team

    Arizona

    Juvenile

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    Maricopa Co
    Tucson Mental Health Diversion (TMHD) project

    Arkansas

    Juvenile

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    Benton Co
    Fort Smith Pre-Arrest Diversion Program (FSPAD)

    California

    Juvenile

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    California Statewide
    Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Los Angeles Co
    Statewide

    Juvenile

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    San Diego Co
    Statewide
    Neighborhood Justice Program (NJP)
    Statewide
    LEAD San Francisco
    Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Los Angeles Juvenile Diversion Programs
    Statewide

    Juvenile

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    San Jose Juvenile Probation Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI)
    Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Juvenile Diversion Initiative (JDI)
    Statewide

    Colorado

    Juvenile

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    Denver
    City of Alamosa, Denver County, City of Longmont, Pueblo County
    Support Team Assisted Response (STAR) Program
    BHCON Unit El Paso County

    Connecticut

    Juvenile

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    Connecticut
    Statewide

    Delaware

    New Castle Co-Responder Model

    Juvenile

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    Juvenile Civil Citation
    New Castle County Police Department's Veterans Response Team

    Florida

    Tampa (Hillsborough) Adult APAD

    Juvenile

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    Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Statewide
    Pre-Arrest Diversion (P.A.D.) Miami Dade
    Gainesville Co-Responder Model
    Sarasota County (Community Interest PAD)
    Pinellas County APAD
    Jacksonville Co-Responder Team
    Fernandina Beach Co-Responder Model
    Pinellas County Co-Response Team
    Tallahassee Emergency Assessment Mobile Unit (TEAM)
    St Petersburg Community Assistance and Life Liaison (CALL) Program
    Orlando Community Response Team
    Broward Co Adult Civil Citation Program
    Sumter, Hernando, Marion, Citrus, Lake Adult Civil Citation Program
    Orlando Adult Civil Citation Program
    Osceola Adult Civil Citation
    Manatee County

    Georgia

    Atlanta/Fulton County Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative

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    Gwinnett Co
    Atlanta/Fulton County Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative
    Athens-Clarke County Pre-Arrest Diversion (PAD) Program
    Atlanta PAD
    Lawrenceville Co-Responder Program Project F.I.R.S.T.

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    The Clayton County Model: A Collaborative Approach

    Hawaii

    Honolulu, HI PAD for Homeless
    Waikiki, HI

    Idaho

    Idaho Statewide
    Statewide

    Illinois

    Juvenile

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    Illinois Statewide
    Kane Co LEAD
    Lake Co, Illinois
    LEAP Little Egypt Alternative Pathways

    Indiana

    Juvenile

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    Monroe Co

    Iowa

    Juvenile

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    Iowa Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Des Moines
    Story County
    Alternatives Pre/Post Arrest Diversion Program

    Kansas

    Juvenile

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    Kansas City

    Kentucky

    Juvenile

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    Kentucky Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Kenton Co
    PAARI Statewide Initiative
    State Program

    Louisiana

    Juvenile

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    LaCrosse Co
    Lafayette Pre-Arrest Diversion Program for People Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis

    Maine

    Enso Recovery Programs Throughout the State
    Bangor LEAD

    Maryland

    Juvenile

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    Anne-Arundel Co
    Howard County
    Baltimore LEAD

    Massachusetts

    Massachusetts Statewide
    Glouchester

    Juvenile

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    Safety Net Collaborative Cambridge Police
    Co-Response Jail Diversion Model
    City of Taunton Community Crisis Intervention Team (CCIT)
    Plymouth County Outreach

    Michigan

    Juvenile

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    Michigan Statewide
    Washtenaw County LEADD

    Minnesota

    Juvenile

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    St. Paul

    Juvenile

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    Mankato
    Mankato Youth and Adult
    Rice Co

    Mississippi

    Pine Belt CoRP (Co-Responder Program)

    Missouri

    Behavioral Health Response Program

    Montana

    Missoula

    Nebraska

    Juvenile

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    Lancaster

    Nevada

    Juvenile

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    Nevada Statewide
    M.O.S.T. Washoe Co
    L.I.M.A. Clark Co

    New Hampshire

    Juvenile

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    Rochester

    New Jersey

    Juvenile

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    New Jersey Statewide
    Bergen County
    Center for Addiction Recovery Education and Services (C.A.R.E.S.)
    Morris County Sheriff’s Office Hope One Project

    New Mexico

    Juvenile

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    Bernalillo
    Santa Fe
    Bernalillo Co

    New York

    Juvenile

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    Albany
    NYC PAD for Homeless
    Orange Co NY

    Juvenile

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    Utica: A Promising Approach to Narrowing the School-to-Prison Pipeline: The WISE Arrest Diversion Program
    Hope Not Handcuffs – Substance Abuse Assistance
    Behavioral Health Emergency Assistance Response Division, Known as B-HEARD
    Cohoes and Watervliet

    North Carolina

    Juvenile

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    North Carolina Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Charlotte
    Orange Co NC Adult Programs
    ACORNS-Addressing Crises through Outreach, Referrals, Networking, and Service

    Adult

    Juvenile

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    Orange County-Juvenile Programs
    LEAD (Multiple Sites)
    Raleigh Proposal for Alternative Response Unit

    North Dakota

    Fargo Homeless Providers Partner With Police

    Ohio

    Juvenile

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    Grove City Youth Diversion Program
    Hamilton Co
    Hamilton County Addiction Response Coalition (HCARC)

    Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City

    Oregon

    Juvenile

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    Oregon Statewide

    Juvenile

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    Portland
    Eugene
    Multonomah CO
    Marion Co Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD®)
    Great Circle Recovery

    Pennsylvania

    Juvenile

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    Philadelphia

    Juvenile

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    Philadelphia Stoneleigh
    Luzerne CO
    Philadelphia PAD
    Pittsburgh
    Delaware County Mobile Crisis Team
    Franklin County Mental Health Co-responder/ Community Liaison Program
    Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative (LETI)

    Rhode Island

    Juvenile

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    Cambridge
    Cambridge

    South Carolina

    Juvenile

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    South Carolina Statewide
    Charleston Co Divert and Deflect

    South Dakota

    Juvenile

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    South Dakota Statewide

    Tennessee

    Juvenile

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    Tennessee Statewide
    State/Throughout the State

    Texas

    Juvenile

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    Texas Statewide
    Harris Co
    Texas Pre-Arrest Learning Collaborative
    San Marcos Cite and Release
    Galveston

    Utah

    Juvenile

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    Utah Co

    Virginia

    Augusta

    Vermont

    Brattleboro

    Washington

    Juvenile

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    King Co
    Whatcom Co
    Olympia
    King Co LEAD
    Spokane Behavioral Health Unit (BHU)

    Washington, D.C.

    Adult

    Juvenile

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    Washington, D.C. Diversion and Deflection Programs (Adult/Juvenile)
    DC

    Juvenile

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    DC

    West Virginia

    Juvenile

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    West Virginia Statewide
    West Virginia Statewide

    Wisconsin

    Dunn Co

    Juvenile

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    Project Hope
    MAARI Program Dane Co

    Wyoming

    Juvenile

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    Wyoming CO
    Cheyenne
    Pierce Co
    Dane Co
    Eau-Claire Co

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