Lugano, Ticino

Cantonal Penitentiary "La Stampa" (Penitenziario Cantonale "La Stampa")

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Canton Ticino, Justice Department (Government-local)

Detains: Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

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

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Carcere penale la Stampa e Carcere giudiziario la Farera via alla Stampa 20 6965 Cadro Casella postale 6277 6901 Lugano Switzerland Telefono: +41 91 815 00 11 Fax: +41 91 815 00 19


Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status In use

2014
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2014

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton Ticino, Justice Department

Type Government-local

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2014

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS