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Webb County Detention Center

Customer base: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - Facility Type: Medium-Security, Managed since 1999
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9998 S. Highway 83, Laredo, TX 78046
Phone: 956-723-1985 Fax: 956-723-4602

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Mario Garcia, Warden

Facility Leader: Mario Garcia, Warden

Mario Garcia has been warden of Webb County Detention Facility since July 1999. Garcia joined CoreCivic in 1987 as a shift supervisor at Laredo Processing Center and was soon promoted to chief of security. In 1994, he was named assistant warden, a position he held until joining Webb County. Prior to joining CoreCivic, Garcia served as a mental health worker at the Charter Rio Grande Hospital and in a variety of security positions. Garcia holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Laredo State University and an associate's degree from Laredo Junior College.

Community Activities

Laredo Chamber of Commerce; Laredo Community College Policy Academy; Sacred Heart Children's Home; United Way; Texas A&M International University.

Facility PREA Information

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

Compliance Manager: Arnoldo Zepeda, Chief of Security

Third Party Reporting Method(s):


Webb County Detention Center 956-723-1985

ICE Detention Reporting and Information Line 1-888-351-4024

DHS Office of the Inspector General 1-800-323-8603 (Including anonymous reporting)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Joint Intake Center at 1-877-246-8253

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


Warden's Office

Webb County Detention Center

9998 S. Highway 83

Laredo, TX 78046


DHS Office of Inspector General Attention: Office of Investigations Hotline

245 Murray Drive, SW Building 410/Mail Stop 0305

Washington, DC 20528



Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: August 20-22, 2019

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: July 18-20, 2016

PREA Audit Report: Download

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