Parnall Correctional Facility (SMT) is a minimum-security prison that houses 1696 prisoners. Initially it was part of the former State Prison of Southern Michigan until its break up. SMT maintains 47 buildings, including 5 housing units setting on 45 acres
The facility offers academic and vocational programming, as well as religious and self-improvement programs. SMT is an in-reach facility for the Michigan Prisoner Re-Entry Initiative (MPRI) for the Jackson region
Prisoners are provided on-site medical, dental and psychological treatment. More serious cases are treated at Duane L. Waters Hospital.
A variety of work assignments are offered within the facility; as well as jobs in the Michigan State Industries, including meat processing, creamery, textile, metal furniture, shoe factory, sign shop.
The perimeter consists of two 16-foot chain link fences with razor-ribbon wires and electron