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Baraga Correctional Facility (AMF)

Administration Building of Baraga Correctional Facility

Baraga Correctional Facility (AMF)

Baraga County

Acting Warden Jeff Howard 
13924 Wadaga Road   
Baraga, MI 49908-9204
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Region 1 - Baraga County

Telephone: 906-275-5100
Open: 1993
Gender/Age Limit: Males, 18 and older
Security Levels: I and V  
Prisoner Capacity: 868
Number of Employees: 310


There are eight housing units. One is a 252-bed unit for Level I prisoners and is home to a leader dog program.  There are seven level V units inside the secure perimeter of the facility.  Four are designated as General Population units and three serve as Administrative Segregation. Capacity for the level V portion of the facility is 616 prisoners. Other buildings house food service, healthcare, prisoner services, maintenance, warehouse and administration. 



Education programs include Adult Basic Education, General Education Development, Employment Readiness and a variety of intuitive courses that are tablet based. Treatment services include, counseling, substance-abuse services, psychotherapy, religious activities, Thinking For a Change, Batterers Intervention, and violence prevention programs.  Leisure time activities consist of general library, law library, gym and weights. Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious and emergency problems are treated via local community providers, the Brooks Medical Center at Marquette Branch Prison and at the Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson.



Double chain-link fences, interior non-lethal electronic stun fence, electronic and microwave detection system, razor-ribbon wire, camera monitoring and an alert response patrol vehicle make up the perimeter security.