Wednesday, August 9, 2017

California PTSD Veteran Bill Gives Veterans a Chance Instead of Jail

Local officials applaud Gov. Brown's signing of PTSD bill for veterans

Eyewitness News 
by Lexi Wilson 
Wednesday, August 9th 2017



Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that gives veterans a chance to receive treatment instead of jail time when charged with a misdemeanor DUI.
It is called the Pre-Trail Diversion Program.
The court will look at the misdemeanors as a mental health issue rather than a criminal case.