Michigan Act 5 of 2017: Evidence-Based Practices for Probation and Parole Supervision
798.32 Adoption of policies, rules, and regulations; expenditures; elimination of certain supervision policies, procedures, programs, and practices; collection and maintenance of data.
Sec. 2. (1) The agency shall adopt policies, rules, and regulations that within 4 years after the effective date of this act result in all supervised individuals being supervised in accordance with evidence-based practices, or practices developed based upon evidence-based practices, in order to improve the success rates of and to reduce recidivism rates for supervised individuals. The agency shall consult with and seek recommendations from local law enforcement agencies, including sheriff’s departments, circuit courts, county prosecutor’s offices, and community corrections programs, in adopting policies, rules, and regulations for evidence-based supervision practices.
(2) The policies, rules, and regulations adopted under subsection (1) must include all of the following:
(f) The identification of swift, certain, proportionate, and graduated responses that a supervising agent will apply in response to a supervised individual’s compliant and noncompliant behaviors.