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Broward Transitional Center - GEO (ICE)

Private Facility

Last Updated: April 23, 2021
3900 N Powerline Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Broward Transitional Center is for Private Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Low - general facility.

The phone carrier is Talton Communications, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Broward Transitional Center - GEO (ICE) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 954-973-4485

The inmates housed at Broward Transitional Center - GEO (ICE) located at 3900 N Powerline Rd in Pompano Beach, FL are placed according to their custody level and are incarcerated by a private company contracted by a government agency and are paid a per diem or monthly rate, either for each inmate in the facility or for each bed available. The facility is well-trained and well-staffed. This doesn't come without some controversy as the "price of incarceration" is big business and critics claim there is a monetary benefit to keeping people locked up. The flip side is this facility undergoes rigorous inspections and are some of the be maintained in the US.

For inmates that show a willingness to learn new things, there are educational and vocational training programs here that will prepare them for a successful reentry when released.

Broward Transitional Center - GEO (ICE) - Immigration Detainee Locator

Capacity: 700

Client: U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)

BACKGROUND - In August 2002 a contract was awarded by the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to provide a transition center for short-term non-criminal and low-security detainees. GEO was re-awarded the contract in July 2008 for a five-year period through 2014. This new contract increased services to provide for additional female residents. A sizeable and upscale recreation area was recently made available to detainees.

SCOPE OF WORK: The center provides a safe, secure, and humane environment that promotes the welfare and socialization of detainees. Realistic self-help education programs are provided and detainees are encouraged to participate in various intra-institution work assignments. Individual social, psychological, medical and religious counseling is available. A robust transportation system performed by GEO Transportation Inc. (GTI) supports ICE ground and air operations.

FACILITY DESCRIPTION: This unique community resource represents one of the few “purpose-built” community correctional centers of this size in the United States. The center consists of a two-story building designed and constructed to blend in with the community setting and to provide privacy, separation by gender, and full support space for the residents and staff. The facility features a kitchen building, expanded medical clinic and courtroom areas as well as a 14,000 square foot office building for client use.

If you need information about a detainee that is housed at this facility, you may call (954) 973-4485 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. When you call, please have the individual’s biographical information ready, including first, last and hyphenated names, any aliases he or she may use, date of birth and country of birth.

Detainees cannot receive incoming calls. If you need to get in touch with a detainee to leave an urgent message, you must call (954) 973-4485 and leave the detainee’s full name, alien registration number and your name and telephone number where you can be reached. The detainee will be given your message.

Inmate Locator

Broward Transitional Center - GEO (ICE) publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Florida. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

Broward Transitional Center - GEO (ICE) - Visitation

Friends and Family Visits


8:00am to 10:30 a.m
1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

SUNDAY Males 8:00am to 10:30 a.m Females 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Detainees are allotted one hour for visitation. More time may be authorized by the Assistant Warden for family members traveling significant distances dependent upon the number of visitors and staff availability. A maximum of four adults and children may visit at any one time. This regulation will be interpreted flexibly and is subject to exceptions.
  • To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must arrive 1 hour prior to the scheduled visit time.
  • Holiday Visitation: Visiting will be held for specific federal holidays. Visitation on holidays will be 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for both males and females.

Adult visitors must present a valid, verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.

Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.

Attorney Visits

Legal representatives of detainees are authorized to visit their clients during the following hours:

Attorneys and/or paralegals may visit detainees seven days a week; weekdays from 8 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., weekends and holidays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A list of pro bono (free) legal organizations will be posted in all detainee housing units and other appropriate areas. This list shall be updated quarterly. If a detainee wishes to see a representative or paralegal from that organization, it is the detainee’s responsibility to contact them for an appointment.

Consular Visits

Consular officials may meet with their detained nationals at any time. It is requested that prior arrangements be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer to the extent possible and that consular officials bring appropriate credentials when they come to the facility. The ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer for this facility can be reached at (954) 545-6060.

Clergy Visits

Clergy may visit detainees at any time but must make prior arrangements with the Chaplain’s Office.

Visiting Restrictions

  • All family or other social visits are Non-contact.
  • No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted in the facility.
  • If visitors are or appear to be intoxicated, visitation will not be allowed.
  • All visitors are subject to search while in the facility.
  • Visitors are not allowed to pass or attempt to pass any items to detainees.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area.

Search Procedures (prior to or during all visitations)

All individuals requesting admittance to the facility or the visitation area are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. Individuals refusing to cooperate with a reasonable search will not be admitted. No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of this facility.

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