Elizabeth Detention Center

Customer base: Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Facility Type: Minimum-Security, Managed since 1997
  • Capacity300
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale & Female

Facility Leader: Orlando Rodriguez, Warden

Orlando Rodriguez was named warden at Elizabeth Detention Center in 2012. Rodriguez joined CCA in 1995 as assistant warden at the formerly CCA-operated Guayama Correctional Center. He also served in leadership roles at Ponce Adult Correctional Facility, McRae Correctional Facility, Gadsden Correctional Facility, Bay County Jail and Hernando County Jail. Rodriguez later joined Operations at the Facility Support Center as an assistant warden deployed for special assignments. Before joining CCA, Rodriguez worked for the U.S. District Court as assistant court monitor for the District of Puerto Rico and as a special assistant with the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation of Puerto Rico. Rodriguez served for eight years in the U.S. Army Reserve as a member of the Military Police Corps. He holds a juris doctor degree from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law.

Community Activities

Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce; Rotary International Member

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Facility Focus: Elizabeth Detention Center
October 31, 2014
CCA Elizabeth Detention Center, located in the heart of Elizabeth, NJ, has proudly served the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement since 1997.

From left: Detention Officers Josette Burgess … read more

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Population: Male & Female