Canton Zurich

Zurich Police Prison (Polizeigefängnis Zurich)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Zurich, Migrationsamt des Kantons Zürich

Management: Not Available

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
141
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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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

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

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS