Ionia Correctional Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: December 20, 2022
1576 West Bluewater Highway, Ionia, MI, 48846
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Ionia, MI is home to the Ionia Correctional Facility. This facility is a mixed security state prison that houses medium and maximum security V inmates. The Ionia Correctional Facility opened in 1987. John Davids is the warden at this facility. 

The Ionia Maximum Facility is made up of five Level V housing units as well as two Level II housing units. Two of the Level V housing units are for Administrative Segregation, that consist of Detention and Temporary Segregation cells. Three of the units are general population units with one being the START NOW Program. Level V housing is made up of five bi-level, double-winged single cell units. Every unit has the following amenities for the Level V inmates to use:

  • Day Room Area
  • Showers
  • Laundry Room
  • Staff Offices 
  • Fence-in Activity & Recreational Yard 

The Units for Administrative Segregation allow inmates outdoor recreation in single occupancy security exercise modules.

The Level II housing is made up of a large pole-barn construction divided into two units with 140 beds in every unit. There are showers, laundry, and recreation areas in the units. The inmates at Level II have separate yard areas, with access to the amenities listed below:

  • Weight Pit
  • Basketball Courts
  • Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Horseshoes
  • Running Track. 

Level V inmates are able to work at the Michigan State Industries factory. This factory employs about 80 prisoners.

The following amenities are within the Prisoner Services building:

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Weight Room
  • Quartermaster
  • Barbershop.

There is also a separate building that has the amenities listed below:

  • Food Service
  • Prisoner & Staff Dining
  • Health Care
  • Prisoner Property
  • Maintenance

The administrative building contains the following: 

  • Institutions Control Center
  • Record Office
  • Business Office
  • Visiting Areas
  • Staff Training
  • Mailroom 
  • Disciplinary & Parole Board Hearing Room

Ionia Correctional Facility has the following security features:

  • Two 12-foot wire Fences 
  • Stun Fence
  • Razor Ribbon
  • Gun Towers
  • Security Surveillance Cameras 
  • Personal Alarm System for staff within the facility.
  • Armed Patrol Vehicle with armed personnel always patrolling the prison perimeter.

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Ionia Correctional Facility
1576 West Bluewater Highway, Ionia, MI, 48846

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Jail Name Ionia Correctional Facility
Jail Type State Prison
Authority: Michigan Department of Correction
State Michigan
County Ionia County
Web Page website
Address 1576 West Bluewater Highway, Ionia, MI, 48846
City Ionia
Zip 48846
Phone 616-527-6331


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