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• Our Mission and Vision The mission of the Michigan Department of Corrections is to create a safer Michigan through effective offender management and supervision in our facilities and communities while holding offenders accountable and promoting their rehabilitation.

• The Purpose

• The Structure

• Meet the Director

• Frequent Contacts PDF icon


• Death of prisoner Eric Knysz #706599. PDF icon Death of prisoner Eric Knysz.

• Ionia Correctional Facility Escape Report - March 6, 2014 PDF icon Michigan Department of Corrections Investigative Review of the February 2, 2014 Escape from the Ionia Correctional Facility.

• FYI April 30, 2013 SE PDF icon FYI April 30, 2013 SE

• BHCS Strategic Plan 2013-2017 PDF icon BHCS Strategic Plan 2013-2017


The Field Operations Administration (FOA) is responsible for state probation and parole supervision and other methods of supervision.

Field Operations Administration Map

Field Operations Parole/Probation Office Directory

Parole Board Information

Community Supervision Information


Correctional Facilities AdministrationThe Correctional Facilities Administration (CFA) is responsible for the state's prisons, including the Special Alternative Incarceration. CFA has administrative offices in Lansing from which the Deputy Director oversees the network of secure facilities. The network consists of two Assistant Deputy Directors who administer an assigned group of wardens. At the local level, the wardens oversee daily operations of the prisons. CFA also manages several peripheral aspects of facility operation, including prisoner transportation and classification.
Alphabetical List of Prisons
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