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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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Orlando Rodriguez, Warden

Facility Leader: Orlando Rodriguez, Warden

Orlando Rodriguez was named warden at Elizabeth Detention Center in 2012. Rodriguez joined CoreCivic in 1995 as assistant warden at the formerly CoreCivic-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 CoreCivic, 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

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: January 26-28, 2021

PREA Audit Report: Download

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