York, South Carolina

York County Detention Center

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

70

2017

Reported Population

27

2016

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
1675 York Hwy # 3A York, SC 29745 Tel: (803) 628-3083
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Status In use

2017

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

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 1998

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name York County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 70

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1771

2012

Number 1232

2011

Number 2

2010
Average daily population

Number 43

2017

Number 27

2013

Number 35

2012

Number 2

2009

Number 1

2008
Reported population at a specific time

Number 27

2016
Inspection grade

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

2016

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2009

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2008

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2007
Outsourced services and non-state actors
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 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

2018

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2018
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 55

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)