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Victim Services Unit

MDOC 28 Day Parole Release Letters Lack Crucial Information about Prisoners and Victims

In early April 2020, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office began receiving letters from the Michigan Department of Corrections about the paroling prisoners due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. These parolees have served their minimum sentences to be eligible for parole. The letters came via email with no information about the cases, no information about the prisoner's record during incarceration, and no health information about the prisoner. MDOC indicated that they did not have victim information on file.

Read the Full Article Attachment A - MDOC Letter Attachment B - List of Prisoner Names

The Victim Services Unit will work with you to access information and will advocate for your rights (Crime Victim's Rights) in the criminal justice system.

Upon request, we will provide the following services:
Assist victims with understanding court procedures and legal terms (Crime Victims Rights Handbook)
Make referrals for counseling and other needed services (Counseling Services Directory)
Provide information on how to obtain a Personal Protection Order (Instructions on how to obtain a PPO)
Prepare victims to testify in court
Provide support at court proceedings
Act as a liaison between the victims to the Assistant Prosecutors
Provide notification of all court events
If you have an active case with our office and have not received or have misplaces your Victim Impact Statement, click on the links below.
Impact Statement for Individuals
Impact Statement for Businesses