The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires that a felony may only be prosecuted after an indictment is returned by a grand jury. An indictment is a formal document charging a crime.
The police put you handcuffs for shooting another person. You are on your way to the county jail. You know you acted in self-defense and want a jury trial. But before your jury trial, you are entitled to a hearing to see if you are immune from criminal prosecution.
If you are facing a domestic violence charge in DeKalb County, the Domestic Violence Pre-Trial Intervention Program (DVPTI) may be an option for you.