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Community Corrections

Coordinator:
Bethany Garman

Hours:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Phone:

517.279.5101

Fax:

517.278.4130

Location:

Courthouse
31 Division St.

Mailing Address:

Branch County Community Corrections
Courthouse
31 Division St.
Coldwater, MI 49036

Branch County Community Corrections Advisory Board:

Sheriff Warren Canon
Pat Whelan
Rod Olney Commissioner Liaison
Circuit Court Judge Bill O'Grady
District Court Judge Brent Weigle
Juvenile Unit Administrator John Howard
Chief Assistant Prosecutor Mark Webb
Attorney Eric Goodwin
Tom Case Union City Police Department
John Bolton
Tom Deck
David Brown
Jessica Whaley Circuit Court Probation Manager
Joy Clawson
Bethany Garman Community Corrections Coordinator

The purpose of the CCAB shall be to formulate a comprehensive plan for the development, implementation, and operation of community correctional services in Branch County and to develop a plan for the administration, monitoring, and control of the community correctional services under the comprehensive plan. The CCAB is authorized to formulate the plan and submit such a plan to the Branch County Board of Commissioners.

DUTIES of the CCAB:

  • Develop a comprehensive community corrections plan, including monitoring activities, recommending improvements, performing annual evaluations, and preparing an annual report for submission to the Branch County Board of Commissioners.
  • Provide management of the Community Corrections Plan
  • Monitor programs and operations for compliance with Office of Community Corrections (OCC) operating standards.

MISSION STATEMENT:

  • Branch County Community Corrections mission is to provide alternative programs to incarceration that are local and community-based, and to hold offenders accountable while improving their ability to live lawfully and be productive in the community.