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MI DOC - Chippewa Correctional Facility (URF)

State Prison

Last Updated: January 15, 2021
Address
4269 W M-80, Kincheloe, MI 49784
Beds
2270
County
Chippewa
Phone
906-495-2275

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

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MI DOC - Chippewa Correctional Facility (URF) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 906-495-2275

The inmates housed at Chippewa Correctional located at 4269 W M-80 in Kincheloe, 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 Chippewa Correctional Facility is a state prison located in Kincheloe MI operated by the Michigan Department of Corrections. The prison itself is comprised of an East and West side. The West side was formerly known as Straits Correctional Facility and consists of eight level II units with 140 beds each. The East side is comprised of three Level II units with 240 beds each, a level I unit that houses 120 inmates, a level IV unit that houses 192 inmates, and an administrative segregation and detention unit that houses 118 inmates. In total, this prison can house 2,086 adult male offenders. All inmates incarcerated at Chippewa Correctional

Facility are encouraged to participate in the academic and vocational programs offered. While incarcerated inmates can earn a GED, take horticulture classes, join workgroups, take religious courses, receive substance abuse treatment and group counseling. There is a health care unit, food service unit and a programs/school building location on both the East and West sides of the facility.

Programming - Programs include academic and vocational instruction, work assignments, general and law library services, group counseling, substance abuse treatment, horticulture, recreational and religious programs, and cognitive behavior restructuring programming.

Prisoners are provided with on-site routine medical, dental and mental health 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 perimeter security includes a buffer fence, double chain link fences, razor-ribbon wire, electronic detection systems, an armed patrol vehicle and gun towers.

Inmate Locator

MI DOC - Chippewa Correctional Facility (URF) is a facility in the Michigan Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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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

Michigan DOC - Chippewa Correctional Facility (URF) - Visitation

Visiting Hours

Monday, Thursday and Friday are 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Weekend visits are according to an odd/even schedule, based on the last digit of the prisoner's number.
If the number ends in an odd digit that prisoner may have visitation only on the odd dated weekend day.

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