Bakersfield, California

Kern County Jail

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Kern County Sheriffs Office (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Deaths at facility Capacity Reported population
Yes
No Data
No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008

Status In use

2007
Management

Name Kern County Sheriffs Office

Type Governmental

2007
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007

STATISTICS & DATA

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1202

2012

Number 15

2011
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 117

2009

Number 121

2008

Number 158

2007
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2008

Reported deaths? Yes

2004
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2008

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Overall Inspection Score

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007