Marion Correctional Institution (Ohio)
|Location||940 Marion-Williamsport Road |
|Security class||medium and minimum|
|Managed by||Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction|
The Marion Correctional Institution (MCI) is a minimum- and medium-security prison for men located in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, owned and operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. 
The facility first opened in 1954 and has a working population of 2,623 state inmates. The facility is close to the North Central Correctional Complex, a private prison also housing Ohio state inmates.
In 2015, two prisoners built two PCs with parts that were used to do malicious actions on the prison's secure network. 
On April 18, 2020, approximately 50 National Guardsmen were activated to assist staff after nearly two thousand prisoners and staff tested positive for the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. One correction officer had died by that point, and nearly three-quarters of prisoners had tested positive.
As of July 28th 2020, 2 inmates had died 1,224 inmates were placed in medical quarantine, and another 11 were placed in security quarantine.
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- "Marion Correctional Institution". Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. Retrieved 22 August 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Lacey Crisp (April 20, 2020). "Nearly 2,000 inmates at Marion Correctional Institution test positive for COVID-19". 10tvWBSN.
- Martin, Alexander. "Prisoners built two PCs from parts, hid them in ceiling, connected to the state's network and did cybershenanigans". The Register. Situation Publishing. Retrieved 12 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Staff, wire (April 18, 2020). marionstar.com https://www.marionstar.com/story/news/local/2020/04/18/ohio-prison-marion-correctional-coronavirus-cases-covid-19-national-guard-called/5159921002/. Retrieved April 18, 2020. Missing or empty
- Rachel Maddow (April 21, 2020). "Nearly 2,000 inmates at Marion Correctional Institution test positive for COVID-19". MSNBC.
- Jay-Z, Meek Mill to send 10 million masks to prisons Retrieved May 12, 2020