San Jose, California

Santa Clara County Main Jail

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Santa Clara County Department of Correction (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
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
180 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA, USA
Tel. +1 (408) 299-3438
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2013

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Santa Clara County Department of Correction

Type Governmental

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1

2012

Number 5

2011
Average daily population

Number 125

2009

Number 188

2008

Number 218

2007
Inspection grade

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

2009

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

2007