Karnes City, Texas

Karnes County Correctional Center

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: The GEO Group, Inc. (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
60
140

2017

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 Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name USMS IGA

2017
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1998

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2012
Management

Name The GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

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 Private Company

Name of Owner The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO)

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Austin, TX

2017

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

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 60

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 679

2009
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 43

2017

Number 47

2017

Number 275

2012

Number 105

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 140

2017
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2017
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012