Newark, New Jersey

Essex County Correctional Facility

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Essex Corrections Department (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

Capacity Deaths at facility Conditions complaints?
800
Yes
YES

2019

United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Essex County Correctional Facility
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Newark, New Jersey, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 40.721333, -74.127248

Contact Information
354 Doremus Ave Newark,
NJ 07105 United States
Tel: +1 973-274-7500

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2011

2018
Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013
Management

Name Essex Corrections Department

Type Government-local

2017
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Newark Region (NEW)

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2017

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 800

2018
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 2914

2012

Number 2644

2011

Number 3

2010
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 679

2017

Number 640

2017

Number 533

2013

Number 254

2009

Number 42

2008

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2016

Reported deaths? Yes

2015
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2015

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2009

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

2007
Inadequate conditions

Hygiene

2019

Food provision

2019

Freedom of movement within facility

2019

Outdoor exercise

2019

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2017

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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