Beaumont, Texas

Jefferson County (Downtown) Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Capacity

500

2007

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

1001 Pearl Street Beaumont, Texas 77701 United States Phone: +1 409-832-5966 Fax: +1 409-832-7582

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

Operating period

Year of Entry 1998

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name The GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

Demographics

Name Adult men

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2007
Average daily population

Number 4

2009

Number 11

2008

Number 79

2007
Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2004
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

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