Pearsall, Texas

South Texas Detention Complex (formerly Pearsall Immigration Detention Center)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: GEO Group, Inc. (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Unaccompanied minors, Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1890
1539

2017

Yes
United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
South Texas Detention Complex (formerly Pearsall Immigration Detention Center)
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Pearsall, Texas, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 28.895265, -99.121265

Contact Information
566 Veterans Drive,
Pearsall, TX, 78061,
Phone: +1 (210) 231 4505

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

2014
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2005

Center Status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2019

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2014

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Geo Group

Service Management

2014

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner Geo Group

2014
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Antonio Region (SNA)

2014

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2014

Name Adult women

2014

Name Unaccompanied minors

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1890

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1904

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1904

2007
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 21914

2012

Number 16949

2011

Number 27

2010
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1629

2017

Number 1581

2017

Number 1786

2013

Number 1669

2012

Number 1600

2009

Number 1470

2008

Number 1582

2007
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 1539

2017

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2016

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2017

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2014

High security

2014
Armed External Guards

Yes

2014

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2014

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Yes

2014

Yes

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS