Burgdorf, Berne Canton

Burgdorf Regional Prison (Regionalgefängnis Burgdorf)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2016

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Government-local

Detains:

Capacity

110

2015

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees

2,155

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Dunantstrasse 9 3400 Burgdorf Switzerland Tel: +41 031 635 72 11 Email: regionalgefängnis.burgdorf@pom.be.ch
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2016

Status In use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
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OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Office of Police and Military Affairs (Polizei- und Militärdirektion)

Type Government-local

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2015
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2015
Demographics

Name Adult men

2020
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2015
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Type Standard capacity

Capacity 110

2015
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canton Bern, Migrationsdienst des Kantons Bern/ Einwohnerdienste, Migration und Fremdenpolizei der Stadt Bern

Ministry Canton Bern, Migrationsdienst des Kantons Bern/ Einwohnerdienste, Migration und Fremdenpolizei der Stadt Bern

Ministry Typology Regional Authority-Immigration or Citizenship

2015
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