Gus Harrison Correctional Facility (ARF)

Gus Harrison Correctional Facility

Lenawee County

Lenawee County


Warden Sherman Campbell                      
2727 East Beecher St.
Adrian, MI 49221

 

 


TELEPHONE: (517) 265-3900
OPENED: 1991
AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older
SECURITY LEVELS: I, II and IV

General

The Gus Harrison Correctional Facility is named after the department’s first director.  It is a multi-security prison on the eastern border of the city of Adrian.  The facility consists of 14 housing units and can house 2,362 prisoners.

Programming

Academic programs offer a range of educational opportunities including General Education Development and Special Education courses for prisoners with learning disabilities. Vocational training is available in Optical, Food Tech and License Plate Production.

Other programs include Substance Abuse, BRIDGES (Domestic Violence Prevention), Violence Prevention Program, a cognitive restructuring effort called Thinking for a Change, English as a second language and general and law library services. 

The prison offers group counseling and religious services. For prisoners with mental health problems, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers are available.  An outpatient mental health team provides additional therapy. Referrals to outside medical facilities are made when necessary.

Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical and dental care.  Serious problems are treated at the department’s Duane L. Waters Healthcare in Jackson.  Emergencies are referred to a local hospital. 

 
Security 

The Gus Harrison Correctional Facility protects its perimeter with double chain-link fences, razor-ribbon wire, electronic detection systems, two gun towers and patrol vehicles.