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 Deaths at facility
20
14

2017

No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

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

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

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 20

2017
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 401

2012

Number 586

2011

Number 1

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 96

2017

Number 47

2017

Number 5

2013

Number 12

2009

Number 23

2008

Number 49

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 14

2017
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

CONDITIONS & REGIME

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
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014