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, US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
256
26

2016

No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

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

2017
Center Status

Status In use

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 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
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 55

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

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 256

2017
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1532

2012

Number 2727

2011

Number 3

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 96

2017

Number 22

2017

Number 21

2013

Number 3

2012

Number 17

2009

Number 6

2008

Number 34

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 26

2016
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Overall Inspection Score

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

2016
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012