FIST Program

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FIST Program

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 Released


Currently Active Participants

Year-to-Year Number of FIST Clients Served
Number of FIST Clients on PC 1001.36* vs.
Total 715
PC 1001.36* 277
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.

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