Mason, Tennessee

Western Tennessee Detention Facility

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Corrections Corporation of America (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
20
14

2017

No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
6299 Finde Naifeh Drive,
Mason, TN 38049, USA
T: 901-294-3060 F: 901-294-2936
Center status

Status In use

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

2014
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 1999

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Corrections Corporation of America

Type Private For-Profit

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Demographics

Name Adult men

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 20

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 401

2012

Number 586

2011

Number 1

2010
Average daily population

Number 96

2017

Number 47

2017

Number 5

2013

Number 12

2009

Number 23

2008

Number 49

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 14

2017
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
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”)

2008

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

2007
Outsourced services and non-state actors
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
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
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 Corrections Corporation of America

2014
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)