Council Bluffs, Iowa

Pottawattamie County Jail

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Pottawattamie County Sheriff (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
10
10

2017

No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1997

Year Ceased

2017
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2019

Status In use

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name Pottawattamie County Sheriff

Type Governmental

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

Number 79.26

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Saint Paul Minneapolis

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 10

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 288

2012
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 144

2012

Number 261

2011

Number 1

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 15

2017

Number 14

2017

Number 6

2013

Number 24

2012

Number 44

2009

Number 18

2008
Reported Population (day)

Number 10

2017
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2017

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

2009
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012