Gastonia, North Carolina

Gaston County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Gaston County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
408
No Data
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Gaston County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 408

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 28

2012

Number 66

2011
Average daily population

Number 0

2017

Number 1

2012

Number 2

2009

Number 2

2008

Number 1

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

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 Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 60

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Atlanta Region (ATL)

2013