Good Morning Jamie,
Here in our state the police may respond to a crisis call but the ambulance, paramedics, will come and transport the patient to the nearest Emergency Department or to an accepting facility. Much as Karen posted. :)
If it is a case of alcohol abuse or drunk and disoderly the police may transport straight to one of our detox facility. If the person has a medical issue, they may bring the person to ER first and then transport to detox.
A medical reason made be a laceration or the person may need a blood alcohol drawn if they were driving a vehicle.
Hope this helps you.
Post Edited (stkitt) : 6/15/2009 8:38:53 AM (GMT-6)