Sarnen, Canton Obwalden

Sarnen Prison (Gefängnis Sarnen)

Status

Last documented use

2015

Type: Police station (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Migration Office

Management: Canton d'Obwald (Government-local)

Detains: Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
2
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Sarnen Police Foribach
Postfach 1561
6061 Sarnen
Email: strafvollzug@ow.ch
Center status

Status Last documented use

2015

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Police station

2011
National typology

Name Gefängnis

2020

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton d'Obwald

Type Government-local

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 2

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Migration Office

Ministry Migration Department, Canton Obwalden

Ministry Typology

2011