Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2015

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers, Criminal detainees

Capacity

2400

2007

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

950 2nd Ave Pittsburgh, PA, USA 15219 Tel. +1 412 350 2000

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name US Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Canteen Correctional Services

Service Food services

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
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 2400

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 234

2012

Number 297

2011

Number 1

2010
Average daily population

Number 9

2012

Number 10

2009

Number 22

2008

Number 24

2007
Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2008

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2007
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
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