Portland, Maine

Cumberland County Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
70
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
50 County Way
Portland, ME 04102
Tel. +1 207 774-5939
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2019

Status In use

2017

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

Status In use

2013

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

Year of Entry 1997

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Cumberland County Sheriff's Office

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

2017

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

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 70

2017
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 114

2012

Number 89

2011
Average daily population

Number 3

2017

Number 2

2013

Number 2

2012

Number 39

2009

Number 42

2008

Number 34

2007
Inspection grade

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

2017
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported population at a specific time
Reported overpopulation
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 130

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Boston Region (BOS)

2013
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)