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Stewart Detention Center

Stewart Detention Center

Customer base: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 2006
146 CCA Road, P.O. Box 248, Lumpkin, GA 31815
Phone: 229-838-5000 Fax: 229-838-6816

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Charlie Peterson, Warden

Facility Leader: Charlie Peterson, Warden

Charlie Peterson was named warden at Stewart Detention Center in 2017. He most recently served as warden at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility and Correctional Treatment Facility. Prior, he served in roles as the warden and assistant warden at North Georgia Detention Center. Peterson joined CoreCivic in 1995 at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility in Nashville, Tenn., and quickly promoted through the ranks. Positions held by Peterson include: correctional officer, assistant shift supervisor, shift supervisor, administrative captain, acting program manager, facility investigator, assistant chief of security, and chief of security at David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center in Tulsa, Okla. He served as assistant warden at both Torrance County Detention center from 2004 to 2006 and Stewart Detention Center from 2006 to 2008. He also served eight years on the CoreCivic Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and was the CoreCivic SORT coordinator for Divisions II and IV. Peterson holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in organizational management with a specialization in human resources.

Community Activities

Lumpkin Heritage Days; Richland Pig Fest; the State of Georgia Wild Game and Fish Cook-off.

Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Doudred Blackmon, Chief of Unit Management

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

Call the ICE Detention Reporting and Information Line at 1-888-351-4024, DHS Office of the Inspector General at 1-800-323-8603, or write directly to the facility warden, assistant wardens, and chiefs:

Stewart Detention Center
146 CCA Road
Lumpkin, GA 31815 

Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: September 19-21, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

For media inquiries please consult Steven Flatt, the Public Information Officer for this facility.