Lugano, Ticino

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

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

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

Detains: Not Available

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

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

To country overview

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2014
Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2017

Status In use

2014
Management

Name Canton Ticino, Justice Department

Type Government-local

2015

STATISTICS & DATA

Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2014

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014