Canton Fribourg

Fribourg Detention Facility - Central Prison Site and "Les Falaises" House (Etablissement de Détention Fribourgeois - site Prison Centrale et Maison "Les Falaises")

Status

In use

2020

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants

Capacity

9

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
Planche-Inférieure 12 1700 Fribourg Tel. 026 305 21 07 Fax 026 305 21 11 Email: EDFR-PC_reception@fr.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 1992

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Etat de Fribourg

Type Governmental

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2020

Name Adult men

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2015
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 9

2011
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Office for Migration

Ministry Service de la population et des migrants, Canton Fribourg / Service de la Population, Canton Vaud /

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2011
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