Patton State Hospital

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Patton State Hospital is a psychiatric hospital located in San Bernardino, California, United States.

Opened in 1893 as the Southern California State Asylum for the Insane and Inebriates, it was renamed Patton State Hospital after Harry Patton, a member of the first Board of Managers, in 1927.

Patton is a state run, public sector forensic hospital. It is licensed by the Department of Health Services and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Individuals are judicially committed adults to Patton State Hospital to recover from mental illness utilizing Recovery principles and evidence based practices within a safe, structured, and secure environment.

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Commitment categories

COURT COMMITMENTS

PAROLE COMMITMENTS

PRISON TRANSFERS

CIVIL COMMITMENTS

Security

Patton state hospital is classified as a low to moderate security facility. A level in which they need to provide supervision and monitoring of behavior and activity. The Hospital has a razor wire chain link fence perimeter with armed guards and roving patrols. The hospital's security is created in order to maintain safety for all individuals who live and work at Patton State Hospital.

Current status

Employees, staff and officers

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