Birkerod

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

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department of Prison and Probation, Department of Prison and Probation

Management: Danish Prison and Probation Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Unaccompanied minors

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
118
117

2019

YES
Denmark

368

Estimated detention capacity (2016)

2

Detained children (2017)

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

Country: Denmark

City & Region: Birkerod, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 55.871775, 12.400372

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1989

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Danish Prison and Probation Service

Type Governmental

2016

Name Danish Prison and Probation Service

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

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

DETAINEES

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

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration 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 Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1100

2018
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 77.1

2015

Number 91.1

2014
Reported Population (day)

Number 117

2019

Number 112

2018

Number 73

2015

Number 105

2014

Number 41

2008

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2019
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 32

2018

Number of Days 29

2015

Number of Days 29

2014

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Showers and toilets

2019

State of repair

2019

Outdoor exercise

2019

Recreation

2019

Access to internet

2019

Access to telephones

2019

Solitary confinement

2019

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2019

Secure

2014

STAFF

Specially Trained

No

2019
Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2019

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2014

Yes

2009
Family Segregation

Yes

2009

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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