Pearsall, Texas

Frio County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: GEO Group (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
391
Yes
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 In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 391

2009
Average daily population

Number 4

2007
Reported deaths at this facility

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