Mason, Tennessee

West Tennessee Detention Facility

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers, Criminal detainees

Capacity

600

2012

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
6299 Finde Naifeh Jr. Drive, P.O. Box 509 Mason, Tennessee 38049 Tel. +1 901-294-3060 Fax. +1 901-294-2936
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
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OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Corrections Corporation of America

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Corrections Corporation of America

Service Management

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
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 600

2012
Average daily population

Number 7

2012
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
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