New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish Sheriff

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, 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
2800 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA, USA 70119
Tel: +1 504 822 8000
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

Category Filter Criminal

Type Police station

2012

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff

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
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 263

2012

Number 1020

2011

Number 1

2010
Average daily population

Number 8

2012

Number 45

2009

Number 68

2008

Number 67

2007
Inspection grade

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

2009
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2010

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012