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La Palma Correctional Center

La Palma Correctional Center

Customer base: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Facility Type: Medium-Security, Owned since 2008
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5501 North La Palma Road, Eloy, AZ 85131
Phone: 520-464-3200 Fax: 520-464-3399

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Chris Howard, Warden

Facility Leader: Chris Howard, Warden

Chris Howard was named warden at La Palma Correctional Center in January 2020. Previously, he served assistant warden at La Palma Correctional Center. Howard joined CoreCivic in 1997 as a records clerk at Cimarron Correctional Facility and later became a correctional counselor at North Fork Correctional Facility. He worked his way up the ranks to ultimately serve as assistant warden at Citrus County Detention Facility, and assistant warden and warden at Silverdale Detention Center. Howard holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Langston University.

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Facility PREA Information

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

Compliance Manager: Carol Wallace, Chief of Unit Management

Third Party Reporting Method(s):
Third party individuals who learn of an alleged PREA incident in the facility may report the incident by:

Contacting facility staff by phone (520-464-3200) or by mail:

La Palma Correctional Center

5501 North La Palma Road

Eloy, AZ 85131.

CALL THE CORECIVIC 24-HOUR ETHICS LINE:

1-866-757-4448 or VISIT www.CoreCivic.ethicspoint.com

Calling the DHS Office of the Inspector General at 1-800-323-8603 or by email: DHSOIGHOTLINE@DHS.GOV

Calling the ICE Detention Reporting and Information Line at 1-888-351-4024 (anonymous calls accepted)

Writing to:

Department of Homeland Security

Office of the Inspector General
245 Murray Drive, S.W., Building 410
Washington, D.C. 20528

Facility PREA Policy (14-2 DHS): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: May 1-3, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

For media inquiries, please contact the Public Affairs team at PublicAffairs@CoreCivic.com.