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Public Hearing Registration

Members of the public who wish to virtually attend a scheduled public hearing must register online by submitting the registration form located in the tab below.

Instructions on accessing the public hearing can be found under the second tab. 

All fields are required, unless labeled as (optional).

Submitter's Information

Offender's Information

Additional Information

Public Hearing Access

PLEASE NOTE: Members of the public who wish to attend a scheduled public hearing must register no later than two (2) business days before the hearing date. If you have not registered, please complete and submit the registration form. 

Guidelines:

  • Attendees must log into the hearing at least 15 minutes before the start of the hearing.
  • To eliminate distractions and background noise, cameras must be turned off, and audio must be muted throughout the hearing.
  • If you registered to speak at the hearing, a Parole Board member will call your name during the public testimony segment, and you will be asked to turn on your camera and audio.
  • Please test these instructions before the day of the hearing. If you have any questions about accessing the hearing, please call 517-335-1739 or 517-335-1736.

The Microsoft Teams app must be downloaded before proceeding with the following instructions.

Instructions for Video Access on a Laptop/Computer:

Click here 

Locate the press release for the individual whose public hearing you have registered to attend.*

Click on "Microsoft Teams" in the first paragraph to access the hearing. 

Click on “Continue on this Browser.”

Click on “Join now.”


Instructions for Video Access on a Cell Phone/iPad:

Click here

Locate the press release for the individual whose public hearing you have registered to attend.*

Click on "Microsoft Teams" in the first paragraph to access the hearing. 

Click on “Join as a Guest."

Enter your name and click “Join now” or “Join the Meeting.”

*Press releases will appear on the Michigan Department of Corrections website approximately 2 weeks to 30 days before the scheduled hearing date. 

Updated: 05/21/24