Jena, Louisiana

Jena/LaSalle Detention Facility

Status

Last documented use

2017

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

1160

2007

Reported Population

998

2016

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

Status Last documented use

2017

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012
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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1160

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 22496

2012

Number 20580

2011

Number 33

2010
Average daily population

Number 1114

2017

Number 1154

2017

Number 971

2013

Number 824

2012

Number 865

2009

Number 525

2008
Reported population at a specific time

Number 998

2016
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
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2009

Reported deaths? Yes

2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported overpopulation
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

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 authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations New Orleans Region (NOL)

2013
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)