geo group: This May 19, 2015, file photo shows the Adelanto Detention Center in Adelanto, Calif., a desert community 70 miles 113 kilometres northeast of Los Angeles, according to Toronto Star. James Quigg / The Associated Press Inspectors found nooses in 15 of 20 cells they visited at the centre operated by the GEO Group for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and said guards told them that removing the sheets was not a high priority. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General issued a scathing report after visiting the privately-run detention facility in the remote, desert city of Adelanto in May, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. Some detainees said they used the braided sheets as clotheslines or unfurled them for privacy. Pablo Paez, a spokesman for GEO, referred questions about the report to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. One detainee told inspectors he had seen them used for attempted suicides and that the guards laugh at them and call them suicide failures' once they are back from medical, the report said. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.