Members, wear your uniform to the Fallen Officers Memorial dedication May 7!

The memorial is almost ready to be unveiled! Members, if you are planning to attend the memorial dedication, please wear your MDOC uniform. MDOC administration has given MCO members special permission to wear their uniform at this momentous event. Let’s make a sea of gray to show our dedication and pride to serving Michigan communities. […]

MCO IN-DEPTH: Senate budget recommendation calls for massive cuts

In what can only be described as a significant difference of opinion, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections has removed $41.6 million dollars from the Governor’s recommended corrections budget, while leaving the challenge of how to achieve those savings to the MDOC.

Coldwater members: MCO setting up special meeting on 401(k)

Coldwater members are invited to attend a special 401(k) information session presented by Mainstay Capital Management and MCO.  The event will be at 11 a.m. May 17 at Best Western Plus. 630 E. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI. See a flyer. Please RSVP to or by May 12 if you would like to attend. […]

Flag for the Fallen honors Clarence Hammond

MCO President Tom Tylutki presented Macomb Correctional Facility with a Flag for the Fallen yesterday in honor of Clarence Hammond, an MCO member who was murdered in 2012. MDOC Director Heidi Washington and Macomb Warden Randall Haas received the flag yesterday. Tylutki gave them the flag on behalf of the Michigan Association of Police Organizations. […]

Military members volunteering in Marquette April 25

The MCO Military Members Committee will be hosting the monthly birthday party at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. The committee will be providing cake and ice cream from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette, MI. If any MCO military members would […]

Open House to feature exhibits on weapons, member engagement, and more

After the Fallen Officers Memorial Dedication, MCO will host an open house where members and other guests can learn about the union and corrections work. Here are the exhibits you’ll be able to browse inside the MCO office. Weapons  – MCO has a collection of inmate weapons found by members over the years. Everything from […]

Jackson members: MCO setting up special meeting on 401(k)

UPDATE APRIL 19: Unfortunately, the Mainstay meeting scheduled in Jackson April 20 has been canceled. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Cherelyn at or Tara at ORIGINAL POST APRIL 12: Jackson members are invited to attend a special 401(k) information session presented by Mainstay Capital Management and MCO. The event will […]

Detroit Tigers Law Enforcement Night is June 7

Mark your calendar now! Wednesday, June 7 is Law Enforcement Night at Comerica Park. The Tigers will host the Los Angeles Angels at 7:10 p.m. Ticket prices start at $30. Each ticket comes with a limited edition Detroit Tigers Law Enforcement Challenge Coin and $10 of each ticket will be donated to the National Law […]