Birkerod

Ellebaek Prison and Probation Establishment for Asylum-seekers and Others Deprived of their Liberty (formerly Sandholm Prison)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

136

2018

Reported Population

117

2019

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2019

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Sandholmgårdsvej 40 3460 Birkerød, Danmark Tel: +45 35 27 99 00
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry 1989

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Danish Prison and Probation Service

Type Governmental

2016

Name Danish Prison and Probation Service

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2019

Security Level Secure

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2019
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 32

2018

Number of Days 29

2015

Number of Days 29

2014
Demographics

Name Adult women

2014

Name Adult men

2014

Name Unaccompanied minors

2014

Name Adult women

2009

Name Adult men

2009

Name Accompanied minors

2009

Name Families

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2014

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2014

Gender Segregation Yes

2009
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 136

2018

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 136

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 118

2014

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 118

2009
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1100

2018
Average daily population

Number 77.1

2015

Number 91.1

2014
Reported population at a specific time

Number 117

2019

Number 112

2018

Number 73

2015

Number 105

2014

Number 41

2008
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions State of repair

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Outdoor exercise

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to internet

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to telephones

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Solitary confinement

2019
Specially trained personnel

Trained Personnel No

2019
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2019
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Legal segregation
Age segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Department of Prison and Probation

Ministry Ministry of Justice

Ministry Typology Justice

2016

Agency Department of Prison and Probation

Ministry Ministry of Justice

Ministry Typology Justice

2009
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations