Advantages of the Pre-Trial Intervention Program

The Pre-Trial Intervention Program provides the defendant an opportunity:

  • For positive self-development,
  • To gain awareness of the consequences of future criminal behavior,
  • To avoid additional expenses as related to criminal prosecution,
  • To avoid a possible criminal conviction, that could impact future employment.
  • To remain in the community with limited disruption to family life and employment,
  • To get supervision to aid in deterrence of future criminal behavior,
  • To have his/her charge(s) refused or dismissed by the District Attorney’s Office, should he or she successfully complete the program.