Harku County (15 Km outside of Tallin)

Harku Detention Centre

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of the Interior

Management: Police and Border Guard Board (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Families, Accompanied minors, Harku väljasaatmiskeskus

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
80
24

2018

YES

2015

Estonia

123

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

6

Detained children (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Harku Detention Centre
Location

Country: Estonia

City & Region: Harku County (15 Km outside of Tallin), Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 59.389702883, 24.579334259

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2010
National typology

Name Harku väljasaatmiskeskus

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2003

2017
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2010
Management

Name Police and Border Guard Board

Type Governmental

2014

Name Private security contractor

Type Private For-Profit

2010

Name Government administrators

Type Governmental

2010
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider G4S

Service Security

2010

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Families

2015

Name Accompanied minors

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 80

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 42

2010
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 67

2009

Number 60

2008

Number 41

2007

Number 35

2006

Number 31

2005

Number 14

2004

Number 23

2003
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 24

2018

Number 56

2015

Number 13

2007

Number 10

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Access to internet

2015

Food provision

2013

Recreation

2007

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2014

Secure

2010

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2014

Yes

2010
Legal Segregation

Yes

2010
Family Segregation

Yes

2014

Yes

2010
Age Segregation

Yes

2014

Yes

2010

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2016

Yes

International or regional human rights mechanisms

2007

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