DRC Closure Meetings this Thursday

Members at DRC and DDC are encouraged to join MCO leaders to discuss the closure. We will answer questions and give everyone a packet explaining your options and the closure process. These meetings are come-and-go; you don’t need to stay for the entire time. DRC members who are temporarily reassigned to JCF, MRF, ARF, and […]

BULLETIN: MDOC announces the closure of Detroit Reentry Center

MDOC has announced the closure of the Detroit Reentry Center, tentatively scheduled for January 2021. MCO leaders were notified this afternoon. DRC’s closure will be part of a budget deal, according to the MDOC’s announcement. “The 2020-21 state budget will include a $12.3 million spending cut for the MDOC related to this closure,” their announcement […]

Push back against MDOC’s understaffing – Informational pickets scheduled for Detroit, Jackson, Marquette

For several years, Michigan prisons have been mismanaged by the Department of Corrections administration, resulting in dangerous working conditions for Corrections Officers that the MDOC is unwilling or unable to correct. Michigan Corrections Organization is working to educate the public and legislators on the working conditions inside state prisons. As part of this campaign, we […]

MCO Children’s Day Picnic

Join us for the MCO Children’s Day Picnic Aug. 17! This longstanding tradition is a great opportunity for Detroit-area staff and their families to enjoy a day of outdoor fun. This year’s event includes free food, a bounce house, video game truck, rock climbing, and more. The picnic starts at 11 a.m. Aug. 17 at […]

Join us at the MCO Children’s Day Picnic

The 2019 MCO Children’s Day Picnic will be Saturday, Aug. 17 at Lower Huron Metropark (Woods Creek section) in Belleville. The picnic is a long-standing tradi­tion that brings together corrections employees for a day of family fun! All COs and staff at prisons in the Detroit area are invited. The picnic will include a bounce […]