Public Safety

IThe Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM) prepared this report as part of our ongoing effort to provide relevant data regarding our criminal justice system. The report will assist in facilitating an open and objective discussion about our prisons, violent crime and public safety. We believe the success and future growth of Michigan ... Michigan Prisoners, Violent Crime and Public Safety:  A Prosecutor's Report

Upcoming Training

At the Capitol


The 99th Legislative Session in Michigan

Each legislative session is two years long. The current legislative session will end in December 2018.  In Michigan, House Representatives may serve three, two-year terms for a total of six years. In the Senate, members may serve two, four-year terms.


PAAM President

Tom Weichel, PAAM President

Welcome to the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan!  

Community Outreach Training


Training Topic       Date   Location Audience
Mandated Reporter Training  October 21, 2015  Great Lakes Psychology Therapists, Advocates
Internet Safety   October 28, 2015 Cass County     Parents/Community members
Internet Safety   October 29, 2015 Cass County     Schools (children)
Internet Safety   November 5, 2015 Ingham County     Parents/Community members 
Internet Safety   November 6, 2015   Ingham County   Schools (children)
Internet Safety   November 16, 2015   Hartland Schools   Schools (children)  



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