Field Days

Field Days

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The Michigan Department of Corrections - Field Operations Administration (MDOC FOA) Field Days features interviews with parole and probation agents from around the state. Hosts Noah Nagy and Greg Straub offer witty banter and fun to their listeners.


Listen to the replay of Field Days Podcast most popular episode with Lt. Charles Levens from the Absconder Recovery Unit.

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Matthew Alman was one of 13 agents that took their oath and received an official welcome to their new roles as parole and probation agents to the department by Deputy Director Russ Marlan and his executive staff. In this episode of Field Days, Matt talks about why he decided to become a parole agent and you'll hear some of the deputy director's...

Matt Yeager and Jerry Johnston, are both Optical Trades Instructor at the Gus Harrison Correctional Facility and teach offenders in the trade the ins and outs of the optical industry. Some qualifying offenders even have the opportunity to receive the nationally recognized ABO certification. The optical lab also gives back to less fortunate...

Pete Martel, a mitigation specialist at the State Appellate Defender's Office and former 14-year inmate talks about how having family support and attending community college set him on a path to becoming a lawyer.