Marion Adjustment Center


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 About MAC 

Marion Adjustment CenterMarion Adjustment Center is an 826 bed medium/minimum security adult male correctional facility located seven miles from Lebanon, Kentucky. Lebanon, the county seat of Marion County, is located three miles southeast of the geographic center of the state of Kentucky.  MAC is owned by Corrections Corporation of America, which is the nation's leading privately owned correctional contractor.  MAC is made up of two minimum security units; one of which is double bunk open dorm and the other is a multi bed dormitory style unit and one medium security double bunk cell unit.
Marion Adjustment Center is contracted by the Kentucky Department of Corrections to house Kentucky male inmates.  MAC is an American Correctional Association (ACA) accredited facility with 4 consecutive 100% rating on Mandatory and Non-Mandatory Standards for ACA audits.
The operation of Marion Adjustment Center is governed by Kentucky Revised Statutes, Kentucky Administrative Regulations, Corrections policies and procedures, Corrections Corporation of America policy and procedures, MAC policies and procedures, and the American Correctional Association Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions.


Institutional Information

Security Status  Medium/Minimum
Date Opened 1980 under USCC, Purchased by CCA in 1998 
Population  826 beds 
Total Acreage  120 
Total Staff 178 
Black Inmates  32% 
White Inmates 65%
Annual Cost Per Inmate $16,828.94
Daily Cost Per Inmate $46.11