Waterproof, Louisiana

Tensas Parish Detention centre

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Emerald Companies (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
512
Yes
No Data
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name Emerald Companies

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 512

2007
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1763

2012

Number 1660

2011

Number 1

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 65

2013

Number 70

2012

Number 268

2009

Number 346

2008

Number 420

2007
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2009

Reported deaths? Yes

2005

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Overall Inspection Score

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012