Fort Payne, Alabama

Dekalb County Detention Center

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Dekalb County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
60
No Data
No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

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 2007

Year Ceased

2018
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name Dekalb County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2012
Custodial Authorities

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
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

Number 47

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 60

2017
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 2626

2012

Number 3489

2011

Number 6

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 31

2017

Number 32

2017

Number 33

2013

Number 47

2012

Number 26

2009

Number 2

2008
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2008
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012