Beaumont, Texas

Jefferson County (Downtown) Jail

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2010

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: The GEO Group (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
500
Yes
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

Operating Period

Year of Entry 1998

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2010

Status In use

2009
Management

Name The GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2007
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 4

2009

Number 11

2008

Number 79

2007
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2004

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2007
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure