Scranton, Pennsylvania

Lackawanna County Prison

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Lackawanna County (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
1200
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

1371 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509 Warden Robert McMillan Phone: 570-963-6639 Fax: 570-963-6681 E-mail: mcmillanr@lackawannacounty.org


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Lackawanna County

Type Governmental

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

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1200

2015
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 114

2012

Number 6

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012