Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Forsyth County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Forsyth County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
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
201 North Church Street,
Winston-Salem, NC 27101,
Tel. (336) 917-7600
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 U.S. Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 1995

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Forsyth 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 8

2012

Number 14

2011
Average daily population

Number 1

2017

Number 1

2013

Number 2

2007
Inspection grade

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

2017

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 62.22

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013