Meet our Team

The Police School Diversion Program is the collaborative effort of the Philadelphia Police Department, the School District of Philadelphia, and the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services, in addition to a variety of child-serving agencies in Philadelphia. Please read more about our team below.


Kevin Bethel, MPS


Philadelphia Police Department

school district

The School District of Philadelphia


Drexel University’s Juvenile Justice Reform Lab


City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services


Good Shepherd Mediation Program


City of Philadelphia, Office of Grants

Additional Program Partners
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Family Court in the First Judicial District
  • City of Philadelphia, Office of Public Safety
  • Defender Association of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office