Leesport, Pennsylvania

Berks County Secured Juvenile (Berks County Youth centre)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Juvenile detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: County of Berks Children and Youth Services (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Unaccompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
78
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

1261 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533 Tel. (610) 396-0310 ext. 2120


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Juvenile detention centre

2012

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name County of Berks Children and Youth Services

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011
Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 78

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1

2012

Number 3

2011
Average daily population

Number 0

2012

Number 4

2009

Number 8

2008

Number 10

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012