What is Community Corrections?
Community Corrections is a program that was established with the passage of Michigan Public Act 51one of 1988. P.A. 511 establishes a statewide policy for locally developed and operated corrections programs for non-violent offenders. Pursuant to P.A. 511, the Michigan Legislature annually considers appropriations legislation for Community Corrections Programs which are administered by the Michigan Department of Corrections, Office of Community Corrections to eligible local units of government.

The 34th Circuit Community Corrections Programs has been a recipient of P.A. 511 grant funding since 1991. Programs are administered to the 3 counties of the 34th Circuit Court jurisdiction, which included the Counties of Arenac, Ogemaw and Roscommon.

Roscommon County serves as the fiscal agent for the program and the Community Corrections Office is located in
Room 42
Roscommon County Building
500 Lake Street
Village of Roscommon
Roscommon, MI 48653-7690

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1. What is Community Corrections?
2. Who normally qualifies for P.A. 511?
3. Why Community Corrections?
4. What does alternative sentencing do?
5. What is the 34th Circuit Community Corrections Advisory Board?
6. What is the purpose of the Community Corrections Advisory Board?
7. What violent offenses are ineligible for this program?