Veterans, join us for a special meal Nov. 11

All veterans, current military members, and their families are invited to a special dinner Nov. 11 at VFW Post 701 in Lansing. See the flyer here. What: A special veteran’s day dinner, hosted by VFW Post 701’s auxiliary. When: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. Where: VFW Post 701, 123 N. Rosemary St., […]

Thanks, Rotary Club of Ionia, for supporting corrections officers!

The Rotary Club of Ionia recognized the officers of the year from the Ionia facilities at a special event Wednesday. They took their advocacy a step further by holding a silent auction at Wednesday’s event to benefit the MCO Crisis Fund. The auction raised hundreds of dollars that will be used to support members facing […]

MCO Military advocates gather for training

Last Tuesday,  Military Advocates from around the state came together to learn more about military benefits and services.  Kim Suchek, a Military Veterans Advocate, discussed important things all service members should know as well as a wealth of veterans benefits from healthcare to education.  Some important takeaways were the information on the new VA photo […]

Email problem now fixed

MCO email accounts were down for a short time today due to technical difficulties and we were not able to receive emails. The problem is now fixed. If you tried to send an email to MCO today but received a bounce-back message, please send your email again now. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Value of Community

Corrections staff might be hidden behind prison walls, but when their shift is over, they are a visible force for good in their communities.Whether they’re coaching little league sports, fighting fires, or working at a food pantry, corrections staff volunteer their time to serve and improve communities. Community is the second theme in MCO’s new […]

MCO Takes Drone Concerns to Governor’s Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 11, 2017  Contact: Anita Lloyd anita@mco-seiu.org MCO Takes Drone Concerns to Governor’s Task Force Michigan Corrections Organization made comments today to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force laying out corrections officers’ concerns about drones over prisons. MCO also issued a position statement to the task force, alerting them to the dangers […]

Closer to Home transfer applications accepted now

Officers may apply for the closer-to-home transfer list during the month of October. To apply, mail or fax a letter to MCO, attention: Karen Mazzolini. MCO’s mailing address is 421 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI 48933. MCO’s fax number is (517)485-3319. Applications will only be accepted by mail and fax. Include your name, employee ID, […]