Dalton, Georgia

Whitfield County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Whitfield County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Reported population Capacity Conditions complaints?
1

2016

No Data
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
805 Professional Blvd,
Dalton, GA 30720,
Tel. (706) 278-1233
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 Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2009

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Whitfield County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 207

2012

Number 52

2011
Average daily population

Number 2

2017

Number 2

2017

Number 4

2013

Number 4

2012
Reported population at a specific time

Number 1

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 41.03

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013