Big Spring, Texas

Big Spring Correctional Center (formerly BSCC Airpark Unit)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Cornell Corrections (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
2646
No Data
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
1701 Apron Drive, Big Spring, Texas 79720, +1 432-264-0060
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

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry 1989

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Cornell Corrections

Type Private For-Profit

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Demographics

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 2646

2009
Average daily population

Number 1

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009