Elizabeth, New Jersey

Elizabeth Contract Detention Facility

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: CoreCivic, Inc. (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
304
Yes
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
625 Evans Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201 United States
Tel:+1 908 352 3776
Center status

Status In use

2020

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

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 1997

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name CoreCivic, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2019

Name Corrections Corporation of America

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013

Provider Corrections Corporation of America

Service Management

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 304

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 300

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 2443

2012

Number 2877

2011
Average daily population

Number 294

2017

Number 274

2013

Number 225

2012

Number 234

2009

Number 268

2008

Number 299

2007
Inspection grade

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

Reported deaths? No

2007
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 population at a specific time
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
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

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner Corrections Corporation of American

2014
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Newark Region (NEW)

2013
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)