Diversion

Policing and pathways to diversion and care among vulnerable young people who use alcohol and other drugs

This report explores the facilitators and barriers to care for vulnerable young people who use alcohol and other drugs and who have police contact. In particular, it investigates the role that police in inner-city areas of Sydney (New South Wales/NSW) and Melbourne (Victoria) have in relation to young people’s pathways in the health and welfare service system.

Enhancing the implementation and management of drug diversion strategies in Australian law enforcement agencies

The cases of South Australia Police, Tasmania Police and Victoria Police during the period 2000 - 2005