Aurora, Colorado

Denver Contract Detention Facility (Aurora Detention Facility)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

928

2017

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2019

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
3130 North Oakland Street Aurora, CO 80010 Phone:+1 (303) 361-6612 Fax: +1 (303) 341-2652
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2013
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014
National typology

Name Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 1987

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Geo Group

Type Private For-Profit

2014
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Geo Group

Service Management

2014

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Demographics

Name Adult women

2017

Name Adult women

2017

Name Adult men

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 928

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1532

2014
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 4810

2012

Number 5006

2011
Average daily population

Number 759

2017

Number 682

2017

Number 406

2013

Number 378

2009

Number 396

2008

Number 394

2007
Inspection grade

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

2017

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

2009

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

2007
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2019
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2017

Reported deaths? Yes

2012
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
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
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

2014
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner Geo Group

2014
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 350

2015
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Denver Region (DEN)

2013
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)