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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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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 ...

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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.

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