Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County House of Corrections (South Bay)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Suffolk County Sheriff's Department (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
272
191

2017

Yes
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

2008
National typology

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1991

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2008
Management

Name Suffolk County Sheriff's Department

Type Governmental

2008
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2008
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

Number 90

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Boston Region (BOS)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2008
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 272

2008
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1406

2012

Number 1280

2011

Number 4

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 185

2017

Number 190

2017

Number 238

2013

Number 255

2009

Number 245

2008

Number 252

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 191

2017
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2009

Reported deaths? Yes

2006

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Overall Inspection Score

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation No

2008