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

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
810 Commerce Street,
Karnes City, TX 78118,
Tel. +1 830-780-3525
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2012
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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name The GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

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 60

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 679

2009
Average daily population

Number 43

2017

Number 47

2017

Number 275

2012

Number 105

2007
Reported population at a specific time

Number 140

2017
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Inspection grade

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

2017
Outsourced services and non-state actors
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
Total number of detainees (year)
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
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 The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO)

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Austin, TX

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