Community Corrections’ Programs

Programming for FY 2017


Community Service Placement

  • This is a work placement program for misdemeanant and felony probationers and probation violators.
  • Targets: Felony probationers and violators, misdemeanant probationers and violators, 57th/ 90th Court referrals in lieu of jail time.
  • Eligibility Criteria include(s): (a) 57th/90th Circuit/ District court referrals from court and probation orders; (b) 57th/90th Circuit/District court referrals for sanction purposes for violations from amended court and probation orders.

Cognitive Therapy

  • Targets sentenced felons and misdemeanants in the jail and/or community. The open group design allows for transition from the jail to the community. COMPAS is used to determine eligibility. The program utilizes the Thinking Matters curriculum facilitated by Harbor Hall professionals.
  • Targets: Sentenced felons, probation violators and misdemeanants who have three or more prior convictions.
  • Eligibility Criteria include(s): for the target population (using the COMPAS assessment) – MEDIUM or HIGH in RISK scales.

Electronic Monitoring

  • Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring – CAM, Remote Breath and GPS – and Zero Tolerance drug testing are used to provide electronic monitoring and drug and alcohol testing.
  • Targets: Medium to high risk misdemeanants and pre-trial defendants.
  • Eligibility Criteria include(s): (a) all referrals from the Officers or Court at the PSI level; (b) all pre-trial defendants regardless of crime class; (c) all medium to high risk misdemeanants or all court ordered offenders

SCRAM – Continuous Alcohol Monitoring

Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM), or combined CAM + House Arrest, at the flip of a switch. It’s 24/7 monitoring for your higher-risk/higher-need alcohol clients.

House Arrest Only:  $10/day
$120.00 due upon release (pays for one week in advance and one-time hook-up fee)
SCRAM Alcohol Monitoring:  $11/day
$127.00 due upon release (pays for one week in advance and one-time hook-up fee)
SCRAM Alcohol Monitoring + House Arrest:  $12.50/day
$137.50 due upon release (pays for one week in advance and one-time hook-up fee)
– No land lines needed
SCRAM-CAM Brochure

SCRAM Remote Breath

The first and only handheld, wireless, portable breath alcohol device with automated facial recognition and GPS with every type of test. For clients who have earned less intensive testing and monitoring.
PRICING:  $8.50/day
$109.50 due upon release (pays for one week in advance and one-time hook-up fee)
SCRAM-RB Brochure


Superior location accuracy, an industry-leading strap design, the industry’s best battery life, and user-friendly software tools that help officers quickly identify and address issues in their caseload.
PRICING:  $13.50/day
$144.50 due upon release (pay for one week in advance and one-time hook-up fee)
SCRAM GPS Brochure


  • The Gatekeeper screens offenders to determine program eligibility in both P.A. 511 and non P.A. 511 programs.
  • Targets: All offenders
  • Referral Sources: (a) 57th/ 90th Court Judges/ court orders; (b) MDOC agents/ weekly PSI referrals; (c) District Court probation officers/ probation orders; (d) Community Corrections Manager.
  • Eligibility criteria include(s): (a) sentenced felons using COMPAS assessment (b) felony probation violators; (c) Misdemeanants with and (d) misdemeanant probation violators.

DDJR (5 Day Housing)

  • Drunk driving jail reduction. For offenders convicted of OUIL 3rd.
  • Targets: Convicted OUIL 3rd offenders
  • Eligible Criteria include(s):
    • (a) Convicted of OUIL 3rd or OUIL 3rd attempted.
    • (b) Intermediate sanction cell or straddle cell with a Prior Record Variables Score (PRV) of less than 35.
    • (c) Sentencing guidelines of 0-18.
    • Five days of housing is valued at $217.50.

Probation Residential Services (PRS)

  • The program provides “3 hots and a cot” along with group therapy, AA/ NA, cognitive therapy, study groups, and meditation.
  • Individual offender’s eligibility for PRS is reviewed and determined by the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC).

Supervised Transition House Living

  • A low cost supportive living environment where offenders serve up front jail time before being released to the Harbor Hall Transition House. The T House offers outpatient treatment, weekly after care groups, sponsorship, accountability, random drug testing, and three meals and a bed daily.
  • Targets: Felony probation / parole violators.
  • Eligibility Criteria include(s): Felony probation / parole violators relating to substance abuse.


  • Tom Tippet’s No Fence too High Ministries meets in both the jail and community  providing small group based open discussions on life topics such as family, marriage, anger, previous incarceration, current probation/ parole issues, domestic violence issues, parenting skills, and life skills. This program is provided at no cost to the offender and now includes one-on-one mentoring sessions.
  • Targets: All offenders of all crime classes
  • Eligibility Criteria include(s): Voluntary based with a preferred six week commitment.

Jail Programs

  • Men’s and women’s Substance Abuse Counseling, Chemical Dependency Education Group, and Thinking Matters.
  • Targets: All Offenders
  • Eligible Criteria include(s): PA 511 funded programs must be comprised of PA 511 eligible offenders. All other jail programs are available to all offenders housed in the Emmet County Jail.

Discontinued Programs

Programs No Longer State Supported & Not Currently Offered by the OCC

  • Anger Management
  • Co-Pays
  • Assessment Assistance



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