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, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

Capacity Conditions complaints? Reported population
800
YES
No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000 - 55,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

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 2011

Year Ceased

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

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2017

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 800

2018
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 2914

2012

Number 2644

2011

Number 3

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 679

2017

Number 640

2017

Number 533

2013

Number 254

2009

Number 42

2008
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2016

Reported deaths? Yes

2015
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2015

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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 Hygiene

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2019
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2017