Signed into law:
March 12, 2002
Commissioner / Compact Administrator
In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit, supervising a variety of paroled
In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit, supervising a variety of paroled offenders.
In 1998, Russ was promoted to parole/probation office supervisor at the state’s Special Alternative Incarceration (boot camp) Program. In 2000, he was promoted to program manager of the boot camp and was responsible for offender intake, education services and treatment, and programming at the facility.
In 2002, Russ began working in the Department’s public information office and assumed the role of Public Information Officer in 2006. In March 2010, he was promoted to the position of Administrator of the Executive Bureau where he served as Chief of Staff to the Department Director and managed the Legislative Affairs Section and the Public Information Office.
In July 2014, Russ was assigned as the Administrator for Regions 1-9 of Field Operations Administration. Here, he was responsible for the administration of parole and probation staff and daily operations in 80 counties throughout the State.
On October 1, 2014, Russ was selected as the Interim Deputy Director of Field Operations Administration and was appointed to the position in December 2014. As Deputy Director, he oversees statewide parole and probation staff working at 105 field offices, the Parole Board, the Absconder Recovery Unit, the Electronic Monitoring Center, the Detroit Reentry Center, and the Detroit Detention Center.
Russ graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.
Interstate Compact Analyst 12
Lead Agent – Violations
Offenders: A – G
Offenders: H – O
Offenders: P – Z
Crime Victims Representative
Number: MCLA 3-1012
Russell Marlan, Commissioner, Deputy Director, Department of Corrections, Field Operations
Honorable Noah P. Hood, Judge 3rd Circuit Court, Judicial Branch Representative
Jayshona S. Hicks, Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor, Executive Branch Representative
Douglas Wozniak, House of Representative
Effective March 1, 2020:
$30.00/month for individuals on supervision without an electronic monitoring device
$60.00/month for individuals on supervision with an electronic monitoring device
*An electronic monitoring device includes tether, an alcohol monitoring unit, or GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) monitored by the Michigan Department of Corrections.