GEO Corrections and Detention division provides turnkey solutions including the design, build and finance/lease of state-of-the-art facilities, the intake and housing of offenders, industry leading in-custody evidence based programs, as well as secure offender transportation services to government clients in the United States and Internationally. Worldwide, GEO Corrections & Detention oversees the operation and management of approximately 98,000 beds in 142 correctional and detention facilities.
U.S. Corrections & Detention
GEO’s U.S. Corrections and Detention division oversees the operation and management of approximately 78,500 beds in 73 correctional and detention facilities, which represents the fifth largest correctional system in the United States. GEO’s U.S. Corrections & Detention division provides services on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Marshals Service, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as well as 8 state correctional clients and various county and city jurisdictions.
The daily oversight of GEO’s U.S. Corrections & Detention facilities is coordinated from three regional offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina; San Antonio, Texas; and Los Angeles, California. Each regional operating structure is headed by a Regional Vice President who oversees approximately two dozen experts in security, medical, financial, human resources and other support services.
This regional operating structure enables GEO to implement superior quality controls, develop personalized professional relationships, and ensure the delivery of a full complement of high quality services, including:
GEO’s International Services division provides correctional and detention services for government clients in the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa managing seven correctional and detention facilities encompassing approximately 8,000 beds. Through wholly-owned subsidiary and joint-venture companies, GEO’s International Services division provides correctional solutions that are fully customizable and tailored to each government customer’s requirements and standards.
The GEO Group UK
Headquartered in London, England, The GEO Group UK provides correctional and detention management, prisoner transportation, court custody and escort, and other community based services for government clients in the United Kingdom. GEO UK manages the 249-bed Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre in England. Additionally, GEO’s U.K. joint venture, GEOAmey PECS Ltd., contracts with the Ministry of Justice for the provision of prison escort and custody services in England and Wales with oversight for close to 500 secure transportation vehicles and approximately 2,600 daily offender movements. Please refer to The GEO Group UK's website
The GEO Group Australia
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, The GEO Group Australia plays a key role in helping meet the need for correctional bed space in Australia. The GEO Group Australia provides management services at four correctional and remand centers with approximately 5,000 beds in the states of New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria. Please refer to The GEO Group Australia's website
South African Custodial Management
Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, SACM provides secure correctional management services for the Department of Correctional Services and has played an integral role in helping the South African government meet its correctional needs. South African Custodial Management operates the 3,024-bed Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Centre. Please refer to SACM's Website