Felony Pretrial Intervention Program

Pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Art. 102.012 and Texas Government Code Sec. 76.011, Ellis County conducts a pretrial intervention program (PIP) administered by the Ellis County Community Supervisions and Corrections Department (CSCD). Eligibility for the PIP is determined solely by the Ellis County & District Attorney’s Office (ECDAO). To determine eligibility, please review the application
package and consult with a prosecuting attorney before submitting a formal application.

The PIP is available only for non‐violent, State Jail felony drug offenses that occur on or after January 1, 2019. The PIP is only for individuals who are age 17 – 24 at the time of the offense. Eligible individuals must have no prior arrests, no prior adjudications, and no documented history of violent behavior.