Canton Zurich

Zurich Police Prison (Polizeigefängnis Zurich)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority:

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

141

2011

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees

2,155

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Postfach 8021 Kasernenstrasse 29 8021 Zurich Tel. 044 247 27 50 Fax 044 247 38 47
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2008
National typology

Name Etablissement Pénitentiaire

2020
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Demographics

Name Adult women

2020

Name Adult men

2020

Name Unaccompanied minors

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 141

2011
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Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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