• For media inquiries, please contact Chris Gautz at 517-241-0363.

  • 2019 Strategic Plan Progress Report 2019 Strategic Plan Progress Report PDF icon

    In 2019, the Michigan Department of Corrections released its second Strategic Plan, which laid out a road map for the future of the department. Inside this report you will find details on Strategic Plan objectives that had target dates in 2019.

  • Strategic Plan Progress Report 2014-2018 Strategic Plan Progress Report PDF icon

    In 2014, the Michigan Department of Corrections launched its first-ever Strategic Plan to establish goals and a roadmap for reaching them over the five years that followed. Inside this report you will find details on the work that has been done around each of the Strategic Plan's goals and objectives.

  • 2019-2022 WHV Strategic Plan Cover 2019-2022 Women's Huron Valley Strategic Plan PDF icon

    In 2018, the MDOC launched a Gender Informed Practice Assessment at Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility. That assessment, and related work to learn what the department was doing well and what it could improve upon, led to the creation of this Strategic Plan. It is designed to make sure the facility offers programs and care that is gender responsive, trauma-informed and evidence-based and also focuses on the needs and professional development of the department's dedicated and valuable staff at WHV.

  • MDOC Staff Wellness MDOC Staff Wellness Study

    Help does exist and is available to you at any time. Contact the employee wellness unit at mdoc-wellness@michigan.gov. You can also call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, Safe Call Now at 206-459-3020, Employee Service Program at 800-521-1377 or visit MDOC Employee Service Program Page.

  • 2019-2022 Strategic Plan Cover 2019-2022 Strategic Plan PDF icon

    In May 2019, the Michigan Department of Corrections released the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan. This ambitious plan sets us on a course to make large and fundamental changes to the way we operate, the way we work with each other and assist those under our supervision.


  • Listen to the Michigan Department of Corrections' podcast Field Days

    Field Days podcast features news and hot topics related to the Michigan Department of Corrections. Hosts Greg Straub, Chris Gautz and Noah Nagy offer witty banter and fun to their listeners. Tune in every week on Tuesdays for a new episode. Please subscribe and review the podcast on iTunes or SoundCloud to help others find the show. Find the podcast on iTunes: bit.ly/FieldDaysiTunes or on SoundCloud: bit.ly/fielddayspodcast

  • Michigan Department of Corrections to send real-time public safety messages through Nixle

    Michigan residents will be able to receive critical public safety alerts from the Michigan Department of Corrections through a new community notification system designed to provide real-time information via text, email and social media.

    The department is using Nixle, a mass communications platform, to share alerts regarding emergency situations, training exercises, and other important events with residents around the state. Schools, local governments and businesses can also sign up to receive alerts through the system.

    Alerts can be targeted geographically or sent statewide, and can be delivered via text, email, voice messages, the internet, social media and the Nixle mobile app. 

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