Covington, Louisiana

Saint Tammany Parish Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

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, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Reported population Capacity Conditions complaints?
7

2016

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

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Status In use

2017

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

Status In use

2013
GDP facility typology

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

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

Type Government-local

2018
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2017
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2017
Demographics

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 60

2012
Average daily population

Number 9

2017

Number 11

2017

Number 5

2013
Reported population at a specific time

Number 7

2016
Inspection grade

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

2016

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology

2018
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 56.69

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013