Gastonia, North Carolina

Gaston County Jail

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Gaston County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
408
No Data
No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

2017
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name Gaston County Sheriff's Office

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 60

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 408

2012
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 28

2012

Number 66

2011
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 0

2017

Number 1

2012

Number 2

2009

Number 2

2008

Number 1

2007
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Overall Inspection Score

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012