Paterson, New Jersey

Passaic County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: County Law Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: 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

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
Operating period

Year of Entry 1985

Year Ceased 2006

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name County Law Enforcement

Type Governmental

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Average daily population

Number 1

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2005

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007