Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County Detention Center

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Charleston County Sheriff (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
256
26

2016

No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
3841 Leeds Ave, Charleston
SC, 29405 United States
Tel: +1 843-529-7300
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017

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 2008

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Charleston County Sheriff

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Aramark Inc

Service Food services

2015

Provider Caroline Center for Occupational Health

Service Health care

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

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 256

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1532

2012

Number 2727

2011

Number 3

2010
Average daily population

Number 96

2017

Number 22

2017

Number 21

2013

Number 3

2012

Number 17

2009

Number 6

2008

Number 34

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 26

2016
Inspection grade

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

2016

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 55

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013