MCO Initiates Action to Protect Correction Officer Dignity

As every officer knows, Corrections is a tough job. Working behind the walls can be difficult and the prison environment can take a deep toll on an individual. In an effort to minimize these negative effects, MCO has initiated action to raise awareness of crimes occurring inside the prisons, specifically sexual deviant behavior and dressing […]

In landmark case, anti-union forces take agency fees to the US Supreme Court

Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case of monumental importance to the future of public employees. Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association asks the high court to ban agency fees for all public employee unions. In effect, this could make it so all public employees are under Right to Work. Michigan public employees are […]

MDOC process to obtain CPL exemption

The Michigan Department of Corrections has released new information on how the recently passed gun laws (2015 PA 206 and 2015 PA 207) will be handled. According to the Michigan Department of Corrections, the documents below have been distributed to all MDOC facilities. To view a sample of the documents needed, please click the links […]

Rest in Peace, FSA Williams

Andre’ Williams passed away Jan. 1. Williams, 50, died in a car accident while on his way home from work at the Forensic Center. He was an MCO member for 21 years. MCO will share funeral details when they are available. Please keep Williams’ family and friends in your thoughts during this difficult time. Rest […]

In Memoriam: Deputy Bolden

Longtime MDOC Deputy Director Daniel Bolden passed away Dec. 28, 2015. A memorial reception for Deputy  Bolden will be held from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8 at the Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48933. Below is a release with details on his service with MDOC: For nearly […]