Officer Kevin Ott’s atttacker convicted

The inmate who assaulted Saginaw Officer Kevin Ott was convicted today of assault with intent to commit murder and other felonies. Prisoner Daniel Derda took the stand Thursday and admitted […]

How did your legislators vote on the GEO bill?

After a contentious hour-long floor debate and several failed amendments, the Michigan Senate passed the GEO bill. HB 4467 amends the corrections code to allow prisoners of any security level […]


The Employment Relations Board sided with the state on our challenge of the RUO and CMUO classification elimination. The ERB, which is part of the Civil Service Commission, agreed with […]

MDOC Director Daniel Heyns stepping down

Michigan Department of Corrections Director Daniel Heyns is stepping down, MCO is hearing from multiple sources. Heidi Washington, warden at Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, will be named as […]