Covington, Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish Jail

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Management: Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (IGSA)

Reported population Capacity Deaths at facility
7

2016

No Data
No Data
United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Saint Tammany Parish Jail
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Covington, Louisiana, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 30.492611, -90.106598

Contact Information
701 North Columbia Street,
Covington, LA, 70433
Tel: +1 985-809-8200

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2010

2018
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Status In use

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013
Management

Name Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

Type Government-local

2018
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

2018
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

Number 56.69

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2017

SIZE & POPULATION

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

Number 60

2012
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 9

2017

Number 11

2017

Number 5

2013
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 7

2016

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2017

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2016

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2017

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

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