Macomb Correctional Facility

Coordinates: 42°43′24″N 82°45′45″W / 42.72340°N 82.76259°W / 42.72340; -82.76259
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Macomb Correctional Facility (MRF)
Coordinates42°43′24″N 82°45′45″W / 42.72340°N 82.76259°W / 42.72340; -82.76259
Security classLevel I, II, & IV
Opened1993 (1993)
Managed byMichigan Department of Corrections
WardenWillis Chapman
Street address34625 26 Mile Road
CityLenox Township
ZIP Code48048
CountryUnited States
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Macomb Correctional Facility (MRF) is a Michigan prison, located in Lenox Township, for adult male prisoners.


The prison was opened in 1993 and has eleven major and two minor buildings, totaling approximately 300,000 square feet (28,000 m2), on 100 acres (40 ha) with a capacity of 1416 prisoners.[1] It has seven housing units currently used for Michigan Department of Corrections male prisoners 18 years of age and older. One of the housing units is used for Level I (lower level security) prisoners, four housing units for Level II prisoners, and two housing units for Level IV (higher level security) prisoners. Four other buildings provide for education, support services, storage, and prison administration.[2]


The facility is surrounded by three 12 feet (3.7 m) chain link fences with razor-ribbon wire. Electronic detection systems and patrol vehicles are also utilized to maintain perimeter security. Two gun towers were added in 1997.[2] In 2019, press reports indicated the towers are manned only intermittently.[3]


The facility offers education programs and community volunteer programs.[4] Onsite medical and dental care is supplemented by local community providers and the Duane L. Waters Hospital in Jackson, Michigan.[2]

Notable Inmates[edit]

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
Deangelo Martin 493207 / 2416020W Serving a 45-70 year sentence. Earliest release date in 2064.[5] Murdered 4 women between 2018-2019.[6][7][8]
Lawrence Paul Mills 681998 / 4411799A Eligible for parole in 2050. Convicted of murdering two women.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hotts, Mitch (September 9, 2013). "Audit faults security issues at Macomb Correctional Facility". Oakland Press. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  2. ^ a b c "Macomb Correctional Facility (MRF)". Michigan Department of Corrections. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  3. ^ Eagan, Paul (16 January 2019). "Inmate granted early release by Gov. Snyder, is suing prison officials". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  4. ^ Tippen, Molly (November 20, 2013). "Pathways program gives inmates a chance for a different life". Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  5. ^ "'Total systemic breakdown': Missteps over years allowed Detroit serial killer DeAngelo Martin to roam free - CBS Detroit". 2023-12-21. Retrieved 2024-01-30.
  6. ^ "Prosecutor: Man charged in killings of 4 women in Detroit". AP News. 2019-09-18. Retrieved 2024-01-30.
  7. ^ "'I'm about to die': A woman escaped a serial killer by stabbing him and jumping out a window, police say". Retrieved 2024-01-30.
  8. ^ Witsil, Frank. "Suspect in Detroit serial killings charged in murders of 4 women". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2024-01-30.
  9. ^ "32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2017 Detroit Woman Homicide - CBS Detroit". 2020-04-27. Retrieved 2024-01-30.

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