Buffalo, New York

Erie County Holding Center

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
680
No Data
No Data
United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Erie County Holding Center
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Buffalo, New York, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 42.886875, -78.877875

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2008

Status In use

2007
Management

Name Immigrations and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012

Name Erie County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2007
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007

DETAINEES

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 680

2007
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 2

2012
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 6

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2007

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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