The FIST Diversion and Community Based Restoration program removes individuals who are facing felony charges, and who are found incompetent to stand trial, out of jail and into community-based settings.
Clients Ever Released1590
Currently Active Participants715
Year-to-Year Number of FIST Clients Served
Number of FIST Clients on PC 1001.36* vs.
|Non-PC 1001.36 Clients||438|
*California Penal Code (PC) 1001.36 allows for pretrial mental health diversion with eventual charge dismissal upon program completion.