On June 8, 2018, 1,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees arrived at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) Victorville. As of July 3, 2018, there have been confirmations of 11 scabies and 2 chickenpox cases within the detainee population. The staff of the facilities have raised concerns surrounding understaffing before the arrival of the ICE detainees including medical staff. FCC Victorville staff has recently expressed safety concerns due to the increased population.
As of July 2, 2018, 29 DC incarcerated residents made up 2.5% of the population at USP Victorville, 3 DC incarcerated residents made up .2% of the population at FCI Victorville Medium II and 4 DC incarcerated residents made up .2% FCI Victorville Medium I.
For more information on FCC Victorville read:
- CIC USP Victorville Inspection Report
- FCI Victorville Medium II Inspection Report
- FCI Victorville Medium I Inspection Report
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