Marshall County Correctional Facility

Marshall County Correctional Facility is a mixed-custody regional correctional facility for male and female inmates located in Holly Springs, Mississippi. It is managed by the for-profit company, Management and Training Corporation, and can house up to 1,076 inmates.

This facility has been operated by several for-profit prison management companies on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Cornell Companies was the first, and ran the prison until 2010. Then, it was acquired in a merger with GEO Group. GEO took over the contracts for three private prisons in Mississippi. 

In 2010, the ACLU and Southern Poverty Law Center filed a class action suit against GEO Group and the Mississippi Department of Corrections for mistreatment of prisoners and failure of operation of the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility. As a result of the settlement, the state forced out GEO Group and rebid to acquire a new management company. The state awarded the contract to Management and Training Corporation of Utah for all three private facilities in the state.

Commissioner Chris Epps resigned in November 2014 and pleaded guilty in February 2015 to charges related to Operation Mississippi Hustle, a major corruption investigation by the FBI. He is estimated to have been paid $1.47 million in bribes and kickbacks related to contracts which he had steered to certain prison management and other related companies during the previous decade. 

In 2009, the Mississippi Supreme Court reinstated a 2006 lawsuit filed pro se by ex-inmate Dennis Dobbs over conditions at the MCCF. He complained of a lack of air conditioning, ventilation, and concerns regarding fire safety, including an absence of sprinklers. The Supreme Court said that a Marshall County judge erred in dismissing the lawsuit. 

In March 2015, corrections officials conducted a search at the MCCF and the state's three other for-profit prisons, seizing weapons (including 36 homemade knives), cell phones, and other prohibited materials at MCCF. 

"We believe there were some staff complicit in bringing in contraband," said Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at Marshall County Correctional Facility are not published online. Please contact the facility directly for visitation information.

General Visiting Rules

Regulations for visitation are made available to all offenders at the time of their admission into the facility. The same information will be made available to visitors upon request, but it is the responsibility of each offender to provide his/her intended visitors with the rules and regulations concerning visitation.

Dress Code

Visitors will be dressed appropriately. No tank tops, see-through clothing, low-cut articles of clothing exposing the upper torso, miniskirts or mini-dresses, or any form of seductive garments will be allowed.

Shorts and skirts must be no more than three inches above the knee. Visitors must wear full-length shirts (long or short sleeve). Shoes designated for street wear, including tennis shoes, must be worn. House slippers, beach sandals (i.e. thongs, flip-flops), and shower shoes are not permitted. Individuals improperly or inappropriately dressed will not be allowed to visit.

Physical Address

Marshall County Correctional Facility
833 West Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

​(662) 252-7111

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name, DOC Number, and Housing Unit
Marshall County Correctional Facility
Post Office Box 5188
Holly Springs, MS 38634-5188

Inmates may send and receive mail with exceptions.  Exceptions include, but are not limited to:

  • Polaroid photos 
  • Nude or explicitly sexual photos 
  • Metal, glass, hard plastics or wooden items 
  • Money orders, receipts of money orders or copies of money orders 
  • Packages 
  • Cassette/Video tapes/CD's
  • Hardback Books
  • Food items/hygiene/medical items 
  • Writing material, including stamps, must be purchased from Canteen
  • Sexually explicit material is subject to rejection

All mail received must be received in a legal or letter envelope.

All incoming and outgoing mail will be censored if there is possible evidence of contraband, plans for criminal activity, instructions for the manufacture of weapons, drug, or drug paraphernalia, or alcoholic beverages, threatened blackmail or extortion, coded content not understood by the reader, or plans for activities in violation of MDOC rules. 

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Marshall County Correctional Facility, but they do have access to phones and are allowed to make monitored outgoing calls during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Mississippi, please click here.

How to Send Money

There are two different ways to put money on an inmate’s account:

Money orders

The Marshall County Correctional Facility only accepts Postal Money orders. The money order should be filled out completely and sent to:

Marshall County Correctional Facility
Post Office Box 5188
Holly Springs, MS 38634-5188

You must include the facility name, the inmate’s MDOC number, and the inmate’s name on all money orders.

Online Deposit

Waycross Bank & Trust offers you a fast and secure way to deposit money into an inmate's account using a credit or debit card. In order to deposit money, you will need to know the inmate's id or name. 

Programs For Inmates

Because Marshall County Correctional facility houses both long term commitments and pre-trial detainees, not all inmates are eligible for the programs. 


  • Adult Basic Education 
  • General Education Development


  • Barber School 
  • Culinary Arts  
  • Ice House Entrepreneurial Class 
  • Open Office Computer Apps 
  • Workforce Readiness 

Substance Abuse

  • Substance Abuse Program 

Life Skills

  • Cage Your Rage 
  • Dad’s Day Program 
  • Financial Peace University 
  • Health and Wellness 
  • Inside Out Dad 
  • TED Talks 


  • Individual Counseling 
  • Moral Reconation Therapy 
  • Ten Minute Cognitive Skills 


  • Bible Study 
  • Prison Fellowship 
  • Taleem 


  • Music Appreciation 
  • Offender Orientation

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Careers at Marshall County Correctional Facility

If you are interested in a career with the Management & Training Corporation at the Marshall County Correctional Facility, you can find job listings by clicking here