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MI DOC - Kinross Correctional Facility (KCF)

State Prison

Last Updated: May 10, 2021
Address
16770 S Watertower Dr, Kincheloe, MI 49788
Beds
1600
County
Chippewa
Phone
906-495-2282

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

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MI DOC - Kinross Correctional Facility (KCF) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 906-495-2282

The inmates housed at Kinross Correctional located at 16770 S Watertower Dr 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 Kinross Correctional Facility houses about 1,900 level I and II adult male state inmates is located in Kincheloe MI, part of Chippewa County operated by the Michigan Department of Corrections. This prison has the distinction of having the largest fenced area of any DOC prison. Inmates are secured by two fences topped in razor wire, motion detection systems, and armed patrols of the perimeter. Inmates at this facility can receive vocational training in auto body repair, automotive repair, welding, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, custodial maintenance, horticulture and business technologies. Prisoners can also earn a GED while incarcerated and receive substance abuse treatment and mental health services.

Programming - The education department offers both GED completion and a variety of vocational training. General Education Development preparation is offered to those without a verified high school diploma or GED. Career and technical training are available in auto mechanics, auto body repair, building trades, welding, custodial maintenance, business education technology, and horticulture. Testing for State certification in auto mechanics is offered. Training in employability skills is also available. Students are also involved in building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

Other programs include substance-abuse treatment, hobbycraft, a music program and a master gardener program. The prison also has chapters of Vietnam Veterans of America, Jaycees, and several other prisoner organizations. Religious activities are coordinated through the institutional chaplain and include a wide range of active religions.

Psychological services staff are available to provide diagnostic assessment, group and individual psychotherapy and crisis intervention.

Prisoners are provided with on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious problems are treated at the department's Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson. Emergencies can be referred to a local hospital.

Security - The perimeter of the Kinross prison is composed of two perimeter chain-link fences monitored with electronic security devices and topped with razor-ribbon wire. The perimeter is patrolled by armed personnel.

AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older

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MI DOC - Kinross Correctional Facility (KCF) 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 - Kinross Correctional Facility (KCF) - 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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