January 2, 2015 – Herndon, VA
AGS was recently awarded a 10-year contract to provide management support services at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, New York by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
The Buffalo Federal Detention Facility houses illegal immigrants in removal proceedings and detainees subject to final order of removal. Under this contract, AGS is providing a trained and qualified management staff, supervision, manpower, relief officer(s), uniforms, equipment, and supplies (which includes firearms, ammunition, body restraints, non-lethal devices, body armor, radios and cellular telephones) seven days a week, twenty-four hours per day. Additional requirements of the contract include transportation and food services for the Buffalo Federal Detention.
AGS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Akima, LLC, an Alaska Native Corporation. AGS prides itself on total detention management solutions. Our team includes senior staff from as agencies such as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and former Chiefs of Detention at 1000+ bed Service Processing Centers. Our team has patrolled our borders, safely and securely transported detainees, provided protection and escorts for federal judges and witnesses, and supplied armed guards.
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