BULLETIN: MDOC announces closure of West Shoreline Correctional Facility

MDOC has announced the closure of West Shoreline Correctional Facility, tentatively scheduled for March 24. MCO leaders were notified this morning. Read MDOC’s announcement here. The MDOC states there was no single reason MTF was chosen for closure. A closure was long expected, although MCO officials didn’t know when or where. For years, the legislature […]

From CorrectionsOne: 3 simple ways to battle correctional officer burnout

We all know the rate of burnout is high in this career. Here are three simple steps you can take to help avoid it. The following article originally appeared on CorrectionsOne, the most comprehensive and trusted online destination for correctional professionals nationwide, and is reprinted by permission of the CorrectionsOne editorial team. Visit www.CorrectionsOne.com to access news, […]

From CorrectionsOne: Why corrections is not just a stepping stone

We should all take pride in being professional corrections officers. Corrections is more than a ‘job’ or a stepping stone; it’s a career that requires dedication, loyalty, and strength every day. The following article originally appeared on CorrectionsOne, the most comprehensive and trusted online destination for correctional professionals nationwide, and is reprinted by permission of […]

2018 Closer to Home Transfer List Released

The 2018 closer to home transfer list has been finalized. View the list here. There is no set time for when those on the list will be transferred. It depends on when wardens decide to fill vacancies. There are times there are carryovers from previous years because the employee(s) never transferred. The only requirement is […]

2018-2019 College Scholarships

As a member of MCO, your children are eligible for college scholarships through Union Plus and MCO.  Each group has their own application process and timetable, as laid out below. Union Plus Scholarship Program Apply online for the 2018 Union Plus Scholarship.  This application is entirely online and allows students to save their responses and […]