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Elizabeth Detention Center

Elizabeth Detention Center

Customer base: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Facility Type: Minimum-Security, Managed since 1997
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625 Evans Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Phone: 908-352-3776 Fax: 908-352-5250

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Yolanda Pittman, Warden

Facility Leader: Yolanda Pittman, Warden

Yolanda Pittman was named warden at Elizabeth Detention Center in April 2022. Pittman joined CoreCivic in 1998 at the formerly CoreCivic-operated Gadsden Correctional Facility. She later served as chief of security at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility, and then assistant warden of programs and treatment first at Whiteville Correctional Facility and then at Trousdale Turner Correctional Center. In 2019, she was promoted to assistant warden at Stewart Detention Center. Prior to joining CoreCivic, Pittman worked at the Florida Department of Corrections as a correctional officer.

Pittman holds a bachelor's degree in Leadership from Trident University International and an associate's degree in Criminal Justice from Allied American University.

Community Activities

Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce; Rotary International Member

Facility PREA Information

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

Compliance Manager: Erika Gonzalez, Quality Assurance Manager


Third Party Reporting Method(s):

Call the ICE Detention Reporting and Information Line at 1-888-351-4024

Call the DHS Office of the Inspector General at 1-800-323-8603

Send a letter directly to the facility:


Elizabeth Detention Center

ATTN: Warden

625 Evans Street

Elizabeth NJ 07201


Call the CoreCivic Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 1-800-461-9330, or


Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date:  September 12-14, 2023

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: January 26-28, 2021

PREA Audit Report: Download

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