Waco, Texas

Jack Harwell Detention Center

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: McLennan County (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
200
No Data
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
3101 Marlin Hwy
Waco, TX, 76705
Phone: +1 (254) 759-5900
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2010

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name McLennan County

Type Governmental

2012

Name Community Education Centers Inc

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider CEC Inc.

Service Management

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 200

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 816

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 2790

2012

Number 172

2011
Average daily population

Number 1

2017

Number 0

2017

Number 188

2013

Number 4

2012
Inspection grade

Grade Minimum Standards (“Good,” “Acceptable,” or “Meets Standards”)

2017
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported population at a specific time
Reported overpopulation
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 69

2015
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Antonio Region (SNA)

2013
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)