New Brunswick, New Jersey

Middlesex County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Middlesex County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

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

Deaths at facility Capacity Reported population
Yes
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
Route 130 & Apple Orchard Lane
PO Box 226
New Brunswick, NJ, USA 08903
Tel. +1 732 297 3636
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2010

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Middlesex County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 3

2012
Average daily population

Number 136

2009

Number 189

2008

Number 198

2007
Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2008

Reported deaths? Yes

2004

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007