Burgdorf, Berne Canton

Burgdorf Regional Prison (Regionalgefängnis Burgdorf)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2016

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Bern, Migrationsdienst des Kantons Bern/ Einwohnerdienste, Migration und Fremdenpolizei der Stadt Bern

Management: Office of Police and Military Affairs (Polizei- und Militärdirektion) (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
110
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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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

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
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 110

2015

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