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Chippewa Correctional Facility
Location Kincheloe, Kinross Township, Chippewa County, Michigan
Coordinates 46°15′28″N 84°27′18″W / 46.2578°N 84.4550°W / 46.2578; -84.4550Coordinates: 46°15′28″N 84°27′18″W / 46.2578°N 84.4550°W / 46.2578; -84.4550
Status Open
Security class Levels: I, III and IV
Capacity 1150
Opened 1989
Managed by Michigan Department of Corrections
Director Patricia L. Caruso

Chippewa Correctional Facility is a prison for men located in the Upper Peninsula (UP) of Michigan and part of the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC). The 3 letter designation for this facility is URF.


The Chippewa Correctional Facility opened in 1989 and houses inmates with a security level of I, II, and IV. The facility contains 120 beds for security level I inmates, 720 beds for security level II inmates, 192 beds for security level IV inmates, 22 beds for the detention unit, and 96 beds for an administrative segregation unit.


From I-75 exit onto M-80 (Kinross). The prison is located on the right side of the road.


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Crain's Detroit Business
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 04:56:15 -0800

Inmates at Chippewa Correctional Facility work on an obedience drill with their Future Leader Dogs. So far, 500 puppies (among them the one at right) have come through the program. Related links. Crain's Best-Managed Nonprofits. Leader Dogs for the ...

The Detroit News

The Detroit News
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:28:28 -0700

In one of the July incidents, an Aramark employee was dismissed for allegedly trying to hire a Chippewa Correctional Facility inmate to arrange the killing of an inmate at another prison. Chippewa is at Kincheloe in the eastern Upper Peninsula.


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:02:58 -0700

Curtis was pronounced dead at the scene. Kelly Curtis recently retired from the Michigan Department of Correction, Chippewa Correctional Facility. He was also a member of the Emergency Response Team. To send your condolences or learn more about ...


Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:07:56 -0800

He is being held at the Chippewa Correctional Facility in the Upper Peninsula. He's expected to be brought back to Kent County in the coming weeks to be formally charged with murder. The Grand Rapids Police Department said its Major Case Team worked ...

Bridge Michigan

Bridge Michigan
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 03:38:06 -0700

But she recalled receiving a letter in the 1990s from a prisoner while she was a warden at Chippewa Correctional Facility in the Upper Peninsula. The prisoner said he was concerned about safety and other issues. “'Help me, I'm only 16,'” Caruso ...
9&10 News
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:18:45 -0700

See how Upper Peninsula inmates are giving back to society, learning skills and making friends all while training pups with a purpose. Corey Adkins takes us to the Chippewa Correctional Facility for today's Mi Great Places. "They don't judge, they're ...
St. Ignace News (subscription)
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:52:30 -0800

Cute puppies that live at Chippewa Correctional Facility meet the public Wednesday, January 8. They are part of a program in which prisoners train dogs to become guides for blind people. A group of local volunteers and staff from Chippewa Correctional ...
Monroe Evening News
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 15:04:45 -0800

Baraga Warden Thomas P. Mackie said he observed the dog-training program in operation at the Chippewa Correctional Facility in the eastern end of the U.P., and said a noticeable mood change in the entire unit where the dogs lived caught his attention ...

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