El Centro, California

El Centro Detention Facility (Service Processing centre)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative)

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

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000 - 55,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Service Processing Center (SPC)

2013
Center Status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013

Provider AKAL Security

Service Security

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Diego Region (SND)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 2197

2012

Number 2500

2011

Number 15

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 419

2013

Number 372

2012

Number 477

2009

Number 429

2008

Number 450

2007
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2004

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012