Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act

The SACPA program is a collaborative between Humboldt County Probation, the Superior Court, and various local treatment providers. The program works in a coordinated team approach to provide judicial oversight, community supervision, case management, and drug treatment to felony non-violent adult criminal offenders meeting criteria set forth in PC 1210.1.  California Law  Each offender undergoes an alcohol and drug assessment and is referred to an appropriate treatment program.

Program Treatment

Participants are provided community supervision, drug testing, substance abuse education and treatment, and other social service referrals to help them more fully integrate into the community and deal with substance use / abuse related issues. Following completion of court ordered treatment and other probation requirements, participants may petition the court to be terminated from probation and have their charges dismissed.

Convictions in Other Counties

Convictions received in other counties for persons residing in Humboldt County may be referred to the Probation Department for consideration for jurisdictional transfer (pursuant to PC 1203.9). California Law