Michigan Department of Corrections
Should a federal judge decide how a prisoner sleeps?
Of 71 lawsuits that ended with the state paying, 27 — more than a third — came from Michigan’s Corrections Department.
The 911 tapes have been released of the woman, who was abducted by Elliot shortly after his escape.
Security at Michigan prisons has apparently gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor.
A Michigan Department of Corrections officer is seeking national recognition for a 19th century prison guard fatally poisoned by an inmate who was pardoned decades later.
Michigan had provided Kosher meals to the state’s Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.
Officials are looking at ways to upgrade the sex-offender after a clerical error made it appear a convicted offender — now accused of murder — was still in prison.
State officials reversed themselves Tuesday in deciding to hire a private company to prepare food for Michigan’s 44,000 prisoners, saying they originally misjudged a plan that would actually save the state about $16 million.
The Michigan Department of Corrections is being sued by a civil rights group on behalf of Muslim inmates.
A state prison on Detroit’s east side will be reopened as a temporary detention center for anyone arrested in the city.