Niederteufen, Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden

Gmünden Prisons / Prison and Cantonal Prison (Gefängnisse Gmünden / Strafanstalt und Kantonalgefängnis)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Migration Office

Management: Department of Security and Justice (Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden) (Government-local)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
9052 Niederteufen
Gmünden
Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Tel. 071 335 09 40
Email: strafanstalt.gmuenden@ar.ch
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Department of Security and Justice (Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden)

Type Government-local

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2011

Name Adult men

2011

Name Accompanied minors

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Migration Office

Ministry Department of Security and Justice, Migration Office, Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden

Ministry Typology Regional Authority-Internal or Public Security

2015