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MI DOC - Carson City Correctional Facility (DRF)

State Prison

Last Updated: November 19, 2019
Address
10274 Boyer Rd, Carson City, MI 48811-9746
Beds
3048
County
Montcalm
Phone
989-584-3941

Carson City Correctional is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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MI DOC - Carson City Correctional Facility (DRF) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 989-584-3941

The inmates housed at Carson City Correctional located at 10274 Boyer Rd in Carson City, MI are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

The Carson City Correctional Facility is actually comprised of two facilities were consolidated into Boyer Road Correctional Facility in August of 2009 and can now hold a total of 2,408 adult males. The Boyer Road Facility houses level I inmates in eight units with seven-bed open bay pods.

The Carson City portion of the facility houses level II inmates in three units totalling 720, and has two level IV units that contain 384 inmates. The facility itself is secured by double fences that are covered in razor wire. In addition to fencing, the facility has electronic monitoring, a patrol around the perimeter, and armed guard towers. Inmates are encouraged to take GED courses to earn a diploma. Work assignments are provided to level I prisoners, and some selected inmates can even participate in supervised work detail in the surrounding community. Vocational skills taught at this facility include various construction trades, horticulture, and work assignments in the Michigan State Prison Industries garment factory.

AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older

Programming - Academic programming is available to assist prisoners in preparing for GED completion. Prisoners who have already attained their GED also have the opportunity to obtain training in food technology. Routine work assignments are available to prisoners and Level I prisoners may work on public work assignments in the surrounding community under supervision of corrections staff.
Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious problems are treated at the department's Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson and emergencies are referred to a local hospital.
Security - The facility is surrounded by two fences with rolls of razor wire on the side and top of the outside fence. The fence area is also monitored by a series of electronic devices and the perimeter is patrolled by armed staff. Security was further enhanced in 1997 by the addition of two gun towers.

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Covid Visitation Information

The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) will cease in-person visiting inmates effective immediately for the safety of staff, prisoners, and the public. This will also include outside volunteers and other tours and groups who routinely come into the prisons.

OCTOBER 9, 2020: THE MDOC IS MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS TO PILOT VIDEO VISITATION AT SEVEN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES STATEWIDE

The MDOC’s Video Visitation Pilot began on October 9, 2020 with online scheduling of video visits at Parnall Correctional Facility (SMT).
The pilot roll out continues, and visitors on the Approved Visitor List of a prisoner housed at the locations listed below will be able to request a video visit.
The basic steps that an Approved Visitor should follow can be found here.

Video Visiting Standards can be found here.

MDOC Pilot Facility Pilot Vendor Online Scheduling Began First Video Visits Parnall Correctional (SMT) GTL 10/9/2020 10/12/2020 G. Robert Cotton Correctional (JCF) GTL 10/13/2020 10/19/2020 Duane Waters Health Center (DWH) GTL 10/16/2020 10/19/2020 Chippewa Correctional (URF) GTL 10/26/2020 10/29/2020 Ionia Correctional Facility (ICF) GTL 12/15/2020 12/18/2020 Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility (MTU) GTL 12/15/2020 12/18/2020 Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility (WHV) GTL 11/9/2020 11/12/2020 Lakeland Correctional Facility (LCF) GTL TBD TBD

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for MI DOC - Carson City Correctional Facility (DRF). For Directions call 989-584-3941

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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