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, Etablissement Pénitentiaire

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
37
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

7

Detained children (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Stans Remand and Criminal Prison (Untersuchungs-und Strafgefängnis Stans)
Location

Country: Switzerland

City & Region: Stans, Canton Nidwald, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 46.964336845, 8.3860659599

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2020
National typology

Name Etablissement Pénitentiaire

2020
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
Management

Name Canton de Nidwald

Type Government-local

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency Migration Office

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

2011

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020

Name Adult women

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 37

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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