Eden Detention Center
702 E Broadway Street |
|Managed by||Corrections Corporation of America|
Eden Detention Center is a privately owned and operated prison for men located in Eden, Concho County, Texas, run by the Corrections Corporation of America under contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The facility was opened in 1985, and holds 1558 detainees at a low security level.
In August 2016, Justice Department officials announced that the FBOP would be phasing out its use of contracted facilities, on the grounds that private prisons provided less safe and less effective services with no substantial cost savings. The agency expects to allow current contracts on its thirteen remaining private facilities to expire.
- "Eden Detention Center". Corrections Corporation of America. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
- Zapotosky, Matt (18 Aug 2016). "Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons". Washington Post. Retrieved 19 August 2016.