Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta City Detention Center

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: City of Atlanta, Department of Corrections (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
200
263

2017

Yes
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

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2002

Year Ceased

2018
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name City of Atlanta, Department of Corrections

Type Governmental

2012
Custodial Authorities

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
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

Number 78

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

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
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 200

2017
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1453

2012

Number 2314

2011

Number 3

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

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 (day)

Number 263

2017
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2017

CONDITIONS & REGIME

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
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012