St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador

Her Majesty's Penitentiary

Status

Last documented use

2013

Type: Prison or pre-trial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canada Border Services Agency

Management: Department of Justice, Corrections and Community Services (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
No Data
No Data
No Data
Canada

8,825

Immigration detainees (2020)

138

Detained children (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pre-trial detention centre

2013

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2013

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2010
Management

Name Department of Justice, Corrections and Community Services

Type Governmental

2011
Custodial Authorities

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2011

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1

2013
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011