Mason, Tennessee

West Tennessee Detention Facility

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Corrections Corporation of America (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
600
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
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

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

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012