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, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
1160
998

2016

Yes
United States

182,869

Immigration detainees (2020)

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

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

Year Ceased

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

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1160

2007
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 22496

2012

Number 20580

2011

Number 33

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1114

2017

Number 1154

2017

Number 971

2013

Number 824

2012

Number 865

2009

Number 525

2008
Reported Population (day)

Number 998

2016
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2009

Reported deaths? Yes

2008

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2016

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

2009

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

2007
External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012