Encinal, Texas

La Salle County Regional Detention Center

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: La Salle County (Government-local)

Detains: Criminal detainees, Undocumented migrants

Demographics

Adult men, Adult women

Capacity

250

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees (2017)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

To country overview

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
832 E. Texas State Highway 44, Encinal, TX, 78019 +1 (956) 948-5193
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 2004

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name La Salle County

Type Government-local

2017

Name United States Marshal Service

Type Governmental

2012

Name Emerald Companies Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Emerald Companies Inc.

Service Management

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

2017

Name Adult women

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2017

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 250

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 3691

2012

Number 1057

2011
Average daily population

Number 44

2017

Number 0

2017

Number 73

2013

Number 37

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 67.63

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Antonio Region (SAN)

2013
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)