Oaks Correctional Facility

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Oaks Correctional Facility (ECF)
Coordinates 44°14′45″N 86°16′13″W / 44.2458°N 86.2704°W / 44.2458; -86.2704Coordinates: 44°14′45″N 86°16′13″W / 44.2458°N 86.2704°W / 44.2458; -86.2704
Status Open
Security class Level II and IV
Opened 1992 (1992)
Managed by Michigan Department of Corrections
Warden Thomas Mackie
Street address 1500 Caberfae Highway
City Manistee
County Manistee County, Michigan
State Michigan
ZIP Code 49660
Country United States

Oaks Correctional Facility (ECF) is a Michigan Department of Corrections facility in Manistee Township, Michigan, near Manistee.[1][2]


The facility has four general population housing units with double bunked beds. Each unit houses up to 192 men. In addition the prison has two administrative segregation units, including a special use unit.[1]

Notable inmates[edit]

  • Tim Holland - Adoptive father of Ricky Holland. Pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder and testified against his wife, Lisa Holland in her murder trial where she was subsequently found guilty of murder and is serving a life sentence.[3]
  • Jack Kevorkian[4]
  • Kwame Kilpatrick[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Oaks Correctional Facility (ECF)." Michigan Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 10, 2010.
  2. ^ "Manistee township, Manistee County, Michigan." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 10, 2010.
  3. ^ "Introduction: Ricky Holland's story". Detroit Free Press. 
  4. ^ "Kevorkian in Medium-Security Jail". AP Online. August 27, 1999. Retrieved 2015-08-11 – via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS) - Offender Profile". Michigan Department of Corrections. 2010-05-25. Retrieved May 30, 2010. MDOC [Prisoner] Number:702408