Pictures: Inside Local ICE Lockup

The following pictures were taken by officials with U.S. Government Accountability Office at the GEO Group’s ICE detention facility in Aurora, Colorado.

For more on GAO inspection findings, click here.

Detainee Telephone System and Posted Pro Bono Call Lists at Denver Contract Detention Facility

Medical Exam Unit at Denver Contract Detention Facility

An Unclean Kitchen Grill at Denver Contract Detention Facility

Indoor/Outdoor Recreation at Denver Contract Detention Facility

Portable Beds on the Floor between Standard Beds at the Denver Contract Detention Facility

Source: GAO.

Erin Rosa was born in Spain and raised in Colorado Springs. She is a freelance writer currently living in Denver. Rosa's work has been featured in a variety of news outlets including the Huffington Post, Democracy Now!, and the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, an alternative-weekly in Northern Colorado where she worked as a columnist covering the state legislature. Rosa has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for her reporting on lobbying and woman's health issues. She was also tapped with a rare honorable mention award by the Newspaper Guild-CWA's David S. Barr Award in 2008--only the second such honor conferred in its nine-year history--for her investigative series covering the federal government's Supermax prison in the state. Rosa covers the labor community, corrections, immigration and government transparency matters. She can be reached at