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

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Tensas Parish Detention centre
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Waterproof, Louisiana, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 31.809355, -91.376829

Contact Information

8606 Highway 65, HC-62, Box 600, Waterproof, LA, USA 71375 Tel. +1 318 749 3722


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

DETAINEES

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

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 512

2007
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 1763

2012

Number 1660

2011

Number 1

2010
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 65

2013

Number 70

2012

Number 268

2009

Number 346

2008

Number 420

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2009

Reported deaths? Yes

2005

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

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

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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