Tokai, Western Cape Province

Pollsmoor Prison (Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison )

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration Service

Management: Department of Correctional Services (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
No Data
No Data
No Data
South Africa

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Pollsmoor Prison (Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison )
Location

Country: South Africa

City & Region: Tokai, Western Cape Province, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: -34.0595678, 18.390358

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Department of Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration Service

Ministry Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009

DETAINEES

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009

SIZE & POPULATION

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 7

2009

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Legal Segregation

Yes

2009
Family Segregation

Age Segregation

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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