Public Safety

In recent months, there has been conversation in our State regarding public safety, violent crime and the prison population. Whenever such dialogue occurs, it is critical that basic facts be available to all citizens and other stakeholders engaged in the conversation. In an effort to facilitate this discussion, Michigan Prosecutors ask you to review the Michigan Prisoners, Violent Crime and Public Safety:  A Prosecutor's Report.

At the Capitol


Debate on juvenile justice reform has begun in Lansing and will continue into 2017. 

The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan believes that any reform should be built on a set of principles: ...


PAAM Statement on Juvenile Justice Reform 

About PAAM

Mark Reene, PAAM President

Welcome to the website of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan!  ...  MORE

State Bar of Michigan Frank J. Kelley Distinguished Public Service Award Winners

Crime Victim Information

Anatomy of a Criminal Case

The steps taken during the course of a criminal case can be confusing.  The following summary will explain how a case generally progresses through Michigan's criminal justice system. Specific procedures may be - MORE