Tacoma, Washington

Northwest Detention Center (Tacoma Northwest Detention Center)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: GEO Group Inc (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1575
1327

2017

Yes
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Northwest Detention Center (Tacoma Northwest Detention Center)
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Tacoma, Washington, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 47.2490286, -122.4225166

Contact Information
1623 East J Street,
Tacoma, WA, 98421
Tel: +1 (253) 779-6000

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
National typology

Name Contract Detention Facility (CDF)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2004

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2009
Management

Name GEO Group Inc

Type Private For-Profit

2012

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Facility maintenance

2013

Provider Northrop Grumman

Service Security

2013

Provider Geo Group

Service Management

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner GEO Group Inc.

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Seattle Region (SEA)

2014

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult women

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1575

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1030

2009
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 9360

2012

Number 10575

2011

Number 4

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1432

2017

Number 1382

2017

Number 1342

2013

Number 959

2009

Number 967

2008

Number 915

2007
Reported Population (day)

Number 1327

2017

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

Reported Overstays Yes

2010

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2006

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2016

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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