Altstatten, Canton St Gallen

Altstatten Regional Prison (Regionalgefängnis Altstätten)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton St Gallen / Canton Appenzell Inerrhoden

Management: Canton de St Gall (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
18
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 Luchsstrasse 11
9450 Altstatten
Tel. 071 757 86 40
Fax 071 229 12 40
Email: zentrale.rgal@sg.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 2003

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton de St Gall

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 men

2020

Name Adult women

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 18

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS