michigan corrections

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that will allow a private corrections company to accept inmates who've been security risks at other prisons at a facility in northern Michigan. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Law enforcement groups and prisoner advocates alike are criticizing a bill meant to make it easier for some inmates to get out on parole. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

State lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow a private prison near Baldwin to reopen and house high-security inmates. It now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk. 

LANSING — An Aramark Correctional Services worker was disciplined last year after inmates were fed cake that rodents had been chewing on, according to e-mails released today by the liberal group Progress Michigan. The July 2014 incident took place while Aramark, a Philadelphia-based prison food contractor serving the Michigan Department of Corrections, was under intense scrutiny. (Detroit Free Press)

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

(Lansing-MPRN) - More low-level offenders will be able to have their criminal records erased from public records under a bill Governor Rick Snyder signed into law Monday