Missouri Eastern Correctional Center

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Missouri Eastern Correctional Center
Location18701 Old Highway 66
Pacific, Missouri
Security classMedium, Minimum
OpenedJanuary 1981
Managed byMissouri Department of Corrections
WardenGregory Hancock[1]

The Missouri Eastern Correctional Center (MECC) is a state prison for men located in Pacific, Missouri. Since the facility was opened in 1981, it has been owned and operated by the Missouri Department of Corrections. MECC currently has a maximum capacity of 1130 inmates, ranging from low to medium security, as well as housing inmates awaiting transfer to higher level institutions. [2][3]


  1. ^ "Missouri Eastern Correctional Center | Missouri Department of Corrections".
  2. ^ "Missouri Eastern Correctional Center" (PDF). Joint Committee on Corrections (MO legislature). Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Division of Adult Institutions". doc.mo.gov. Retrieved 30 March 2019.