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 Deaths at facility
18
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2003

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
Management

Name Canton de St Gall

Type Government-local

2015

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020

Name Adult women

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 18

2011
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011