Otay Mesa Detention Center

Customer base: Immigration and Customs Enforcement; U.S. Marshals Service - Facility Type: Minimum/Medium Security, Owned since 2015
  • Capacity1482
  • PopulationMale & Female

Facility Leader: Fred Figueroa, Warden

Fred Figueroa, Warden

Fred Figueroa was named warden at Otay Mesa Detention Center in May 2016. Most recently, he served as warden at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, North Fork Correctional Facility, and Correctional Treatment Facility. Figueroa joined CCA in 1999 as assistant warden at Diamondback Correctional Facility before being promoted to warden at Whiteville Correctional Facility. Prior to joining CCA, Figueroa spent 18 years with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, where he promoted though the ranks from correctional officer to senior warden. Before joining corrections, he served for three years in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Population: Male & Female