Jena, Louisiana

Jena/LaSalle Detention Facility

Status

Last documented use

2017

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: GEO Group (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1160
998

2016

Yes
United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Jena/LaSalle Detention Facility
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Jena, Louisiana, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 31.708622, -92.152473

Contact Information
830 Pinehill Road
Jena, Louisiana 71342
Tel: +1 318-992-7800

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Center Status

Status Last documented use

2017

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
Management

Name GEO Group

Type Private For-Profit

2017

Name Geo Group

Type Private For-Profit

2012

Name U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012

Name Emarald Companies Inc

Type Private For-Profit

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner County

2017
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1160

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

Number 22496

2012

Number 20580

2011

Number 33

2010
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1114

2017

Number 1154

2017

Number 971

2013

Number 824

2012

Number 865

2009

Number 525

2008
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 998

2016

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

2008

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”)

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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