Michigan houses two stand-alone federal prisons. These Michigan federal prisons are overseen by the North Central Regional Office. In total, 1,287 inmates are housed inside this federal prison in Michigan. There is also an adjacent detention center for detainees awaiting trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
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Michigan Federal Prisons by Security Level
Low-Security Federal Prisons in Michigan
- FCI Milan (Milan, MI)
Private Federal Prisons in Michigan
- CI North Lake (Baldwin, MI)
Federal Prisons in Michigan
Federal Correctional Institution Milan is a low-security level federal prison located in Milan, Michigan. It is overseen by the North Central Regional Office. FCI Milan is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 1,313 male inmates.
CI North Lake
Correctional Institution North Lake is a low-security level private prison located in Baldwin, Michigan. It is a private prison operated by The Geo Group. It houses 1,506 male inmates.
List of Michigan Federal Prisons
There are two federal prisons in Michigan. They are overseen by the North Central Regional Office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. By clicking on the below links, you will be taken to the facilities’ detailed profiles where you can learn about specific facility offerings, information, and contact details. These pages also contain each institution’s Inmate Admission & Orientation Handbook (A&O Handbook), latest PREA audit report, visitation policies, inmate correspondence address, and more.
Federal Correctional Institution Milan is located in Washtenaw County near Milan and is 45 miles southwest of Detroit. It houses male inmates. There is a nearby detention center for pretrial and holdover male offenders. In addition to the standard academic and vocational offerings, the facility provides a voluntary interfaith restorative justice residential program, one of only four in the federal prison system. The facility also collaborates with a local community college to provide a high school diploma to those who do not have one. Inmates are assigned to a prison work detail and must work during designated hours. Inmates at the facility also have access to GED, ESL, and ACE classes. The RDAP program is also available, which permits eligible inmates to earn a year off their sentence for program completion.
North Lake CI
Correctional Institution North Lake is located in Lake County near Baldwin, Michigan. It is a low-security private prison for male offenders operated by the GEO Group and under contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Typically, inmates housed at this institution are non-U.S. citizens who have been convicted of federal crimes. As is the case in all federal prisons, inmates at CI North Lake may pursue academic goals and must maintain prison employment.
Wikipedia Pages About Each Facility
You can read more about each federal prison in Michigan on their respective Wikipedia pages. On these pages, you can learn about each institution’s background, current and past notable inmates, and newsworthy incidents. Alternatively, our prison profiles contain detailed information about each facility. These profiles include information about education, vocational, apprenticeship, and other offerings. You can also read each Michigan federal prison’s A&O Handbook, visitation policies and procedures, and more. Please click on the above links to see our prison profiles. These profiles are verified by our team of federal prison consultants to ensure accuracy and timely information.
Published Oct 1, 2020 by Christopher Zoukis, JD, MBA | Last Updated by Christopher Zoukis, JD, MBA on Jan 14, 2022 at 2:24 am