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MI DOC - Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF)

State Prison

Last Updated: May 23, 2021
Address
2400 S Sheridan Dr, Muskegon, MI 49442
Beds
560
County
Muskegon
Phone
231-773-3201

Muskegon Correctional is for State Prison offenders sentenced to at least twelve months.

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MI DOC - Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 231-773-3201

The inmates housed at Muskegon Correctional located at 2400 S Sheridan Dr in Muskegon, 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 Muskegon Correctional Facility is a level II state prison that houses about 1,325 adult male Michigan Department of Corrections inmates located in the heavily wooded section of Muskegon. The facility is secured by three fences covered in razor wire. In addition to fences, this prison utilizes security cameras, electronic motion detection systems, armed patrols, and has several armed guard towers to ensure no inmate escapes. Inmates have religious worship and classes offered through the chaplain's office, and can also participate in education courses that allow the offender to gain an adult basic education and earn a GED.

Vocational activities include food preparation and maintenance. Inmates can also receive substance abuse treatment and counseling.

Programming - Muskegon Correctional Facility provides a wide range of programs. Academic programs cover Adult Basic Education and General Education Development completion. Also offered is training programs in food preparation. Many programs are carried out with the help of a variety of Muskegon community groups. Volunteers made up primarily of local clergy and lay people, assist the staff chaplain in providing religious instruction.
The Muskegon Correctional was a pioneer in using a pre-release program, which was developed by a committee made up of prisoners and staff. Currently, Substance Abuse Education and Thinking For a Change are provided.
Security - The prison is surrounded by three fences with razor-ribbon wire, gun towers, armed patrols, cameras and electronic detection systems.

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MI DOC - Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF) 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 - Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF) - 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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