Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta City Detention Center

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers, Criminal detainees

Capacity

200

2017

Reported Population

263

2017

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
254 Peachtree Street, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia, Tel. +1 (404) 893-1210
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2018

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2002

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name City of Atlanta, Department of Corrections

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 200

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1453

2012

Number 2314

2011

Number 3

2010
Average daily population

Number 233

2017

Number 189

2017

Number 139

2016

Number 16

2015

Number 14

2013

Number 64

2012

Number 137

2011

Number 179

2010

Number 178

2009

Number 170

2008

Number 154

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 263

2017
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Inspection grade

Grade Not Available

2017

Grade Not Available

2016

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

2015

Grade Not Available

2014

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

2013

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

2012

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

2011

Grade Above Standards (“Superior”)

2010

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2009

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2008

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

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2017
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
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

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner City

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

Number 78

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)