Carson City Correctional Facility (DRF)

Carson City Correctional Facility

Montcalm County

Montcalm County

Warden Randee Rewerts
10274 Boyer Road
Carson City, MI 48811-9746

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TELEPHONE: (989) 584-3941
OPENED: 1989
AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older

The Carson City Correctional Facility consists of sixteen housing units; one Level I unit  with 120 beds and eight Level I units with 1,280 beds, three Level II units with 720 beds; two Level IV units with 384 beds, and a 22-bed temporary segregation unit. All units, except temporary segregation, are double bunked.

Academic programming is available to assist prisoners in preparing for GED completion. Prisoners who have already attained their GED also have the opportunity to obtain training in food technology. Routine work assignments are available to prisoners. Available programs consist of Michigan sex offender programming (MSOP), Thinking for a Change (T4C), Violence Prevention programming (VPP), Batterer Intervention program (Bridges), and Phase II substance abuse programming.

Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical, dental and Outpatient Mental Health care. Serious problems are treated at the department's Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson and emergencies are referred to a local hospital.

The facility is surrounded by three fences with rolls of razor wire on the side and top of the outside fence. The fence area is also monitored by a series of electronic devices and the perimeter is patrolled by armed staff. Security was further enhanced in 1997 by the addition of two gun towers.