Kearny, New Jersey

Hudson County Correctional Facility

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Hudson County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

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

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
476
Yes
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
30-35 Hackensack Avenue
Kearny, NJ, 07032
Tel: +1 (201) 395-5600
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 1996

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Hudson County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 476

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1942

2012

Number 2297

2011

Number 29

2010
Average daily population

Number 538

2017

Number 409

2013

Number 436

2012

Number 309

2009

Number 346

2008

Number 260

2007
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017
Inspection grade

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
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2017

Reported deaths? Yes

2016

Reported deaths? Yes

2009

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 110

2015
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations New York City Region (NYC)

2013