Seattle, Washington

Seatac Federal Detention Center (FDC "SEA-TAC")

Status

In use

2019

Type: National penitentiary (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Federal Bureau of Prisons (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
677
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
2425 South 200th Street
Seattle, WA , USA 98198
Tel. +1 206 835 0650
Fax. +1 206 870 5717
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type National penitentiary

2012

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
Operating period

Year of Entry 1995

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Federal Bureau of Prisons

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
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 677

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1

2012
Average daily population

Number 6

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007