Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County Jail Central (Mecklenburg County Detention centre North)

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Capacity

614

2012

Reported Population

1

2016

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
5235 Spector Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269
Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2017
Operating period

Year of Entry 2000

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult women

2017

Name Adult men

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 614

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 124

2012

Number 1188

2011

Number 2

2010
Average daily population

Number 2

2017

Number 2

2017

Number 2

2013

Number 0

2012

Number 93

2009

Number 123

2008

Number 135

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 1

2016
Inspection grade

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2009

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2007
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported overpopulation
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations