List Of Prison Facilities in Michigan

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Michigan. The state of Michigan has 623 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



337 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Michigan has a staggering imprisonment rate of 337 per 100,000 people. A total of 49,497 people are currently incarcerated in Michigan. 1,18,778 other convicts are on probation and 13,461 are on parole. View recent arrests in Michigan.

Search any prison in Michigan using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Michigan Prison and Jail System

Michigan has 170 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Michigan also has 52 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 3 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 367 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Michigan

Michigan Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Michigan By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 1,18,778
Parole 13,461
Life Sentence 5,657
Total Incarcerated 49,497

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 31,913
Female 1,704

How To Use The Michigan Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Michigan has never been easier, we have 623 prisons in Michigan. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Michigan. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Michigan

You can visit an Inmate in Michigan only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Michigan DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Money Order: Using GTL Financial services, you can send money to an inmate in Michigan. Send all money orders to the below address for processing.
    GTL Financial Services 10005 Technology Blvd. West Suite 130 Dallas, TX 75220
  2. Using Connect Network website, Visit this page: GTL Connect Network and set up a free account.
  3. Using GTL Mobile Apps GTL Android / GTL iOS
  4. Or by calling GTL payment system at 888-988-4768

Contact An Inmate in Michigan by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Michigan

623 Facilities in Michigan are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Michigan

This is full list of prisons in Michigan. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Michigan