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, US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
20
14

2017

No Data
United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Western Tennessee Detention Facility
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Mason, Tennessee, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 35.407494, -89.54846

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

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

2017
Center Status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013
Management

Name Corrections Corporation of America

Type Private For-Profit

2014
Custodial Authorities

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 Operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 20

2017
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 401

2012

Number 586

2011

Number 1

2010
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 96

2017

Number 47

2017

Number 5

2013

Number 12

2009

Number 23

2008

Number 49

2007
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 14

2017
Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2014

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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