Diversion First Data


375 People were Diverted from Potential Arrest in 2016.

First Quarter (Jan. 1-March 31, 2016)

  • 831 mental health investigations were conducted by Fairfax County Police officers in the field.
    • 360 of those mental health investigations involved the Merrifield Crisis Response Center (MCRC)
      • 158 of those were voluntary transports to MCRC Emergency Services Staff
      • 202 of those were Emergency Custody Order police transports to MCRC

103 people were diverted from potential arrest Jan.-March 2016

 

Second Quarter (April 1-June 30, 2016)

  • 916 mental health investigations were conducted by Fairfax County Police officers in the field.
    • 411 of those mental health investigations involved the Merrifield Crisis Response Center (MCRC)
      • 141 of those were voluntary transports to MCRC Emergency Services Staff
      • 270 of those were Emergency Custody Order police transports to MCRC

106 people were diverted from potential arrest April-June 2016

 

Third Quarter (July 1-Sept. 30, 2016)

  • 900 mental health investigations were conducted by Fairfax County Police officers in the field.
    • 393 of those mental health investigations involved the Merrifield Crisis Response Center (MCRC)
      • 127 of those were voluntary transports to MCRC Emergency Services Staff
      • 266 of those were Emergency Custody Order police transports to MCRC

85 people were diverted from potential arrest July-Sept. 2016

 

Fourth Quarter (Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2016)

  • 919 mental health investigations were conducted by Fairfax County Police officers in the field.
    • 416 of those mental health investigations involved the Merrifield Crisis Response Center (MCRC)
      • 121 of those were voluntary transports to MCRC Emergency Services Staff
      • 295 of those were Emergency Custody Order police transports to MCRC

81 people were diverted from potential arrest Oct.-Dec. 2016

 


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