San Antonio, Texas

Central Texas Detention Facility (formerly Wackenhut Facility)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: GEO Group (Private For-Profit)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
688
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
218 South Laredo Street San Antonio,
TX, 78207 USA
Tel. +1 210-227-5600
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name U.S. Marshall Service Intergovernmental Agreement (USMS IGA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 1989

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider GEO Group Inc.

Service Management

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

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 688

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 15

2012

Number 22

2011
Average daily population

Number 1

2017

Number 1

2013

Number 1

2012

Number 6

2009

Number 128

2008

Number 141

2007
Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 58

2015
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations San ANtonio Region (SNA)

2013