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

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Gaston County Jail
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Gastonia, North Carolina, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 35.267448, -81.187562

Contact Information
425 North Marietta Street,
Gastonia, NC 28053,
Telephone: 704-869-6800 (office).

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

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

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 408

2012
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 28

2012

Number 66

2011
Facility Average Daily Population (year)
2017

Number 1

2012

Number 2

2009

Number 2

2008

Number 1

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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