Stans, Canton Nidwald

Stans Remand and Criminal Prison (Untersuchungs-und Strafgefängnis Stans)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Migration Office

Management: Canton de Nidwald (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
37
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Kreuzstrasse 4
6371 Stans
Tel: 041 618 4848
Fax: 041 618 48 87
Email: gefaengnis@nw.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

2020
National typology

Name Etablissement Pénitentiaire

2020
Operating period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton de Nidwald

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 37

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Migration Office

Ministry Canton Nidwald, Amt für Justiz Abteilung Migration / Office for Migration and Labour, Canton Uri

Ministry Typology

2011