Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver City Jail

Status

Last documented use

2013

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

Management: Vancouver Police Department (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
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Canada

8,825

Immigration detainees (2020)

91

Detained children (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Vancouver Jail 275 E Cordova St Vancouver, BC V6A 3W3 Canada Tel: +1 604-775-3800


Center status

Status Last documented use

2013

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Vancouver Police Department

Type Governmental

2013

Name Canada Border Services Agency

Type Governmental

2012
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 156

2013

Number 176

2012

Number 183

2011

Number 189

2010

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2013