Salez, St. Gallen

Saxerriet Cantonal Prison (Kantonale Strafanstalt Saxerriet)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Migration Office (Migrationsamt)

Management: St. Gallen Security and Justice Department (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Cantonal Prison

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

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2014
National typology

Name Cantonal Prison

2014
Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2014
Management

Name St. Gallen Security and Justice Department

Type Government-local

2014
Custodial Authorities

Agency Migration Office (Migrationsamt)

Ministry Migration Office (Migrationsamt)

Ministry Typology Regional Authority-Immigration or Citizenship

2016
Area of Operations

Area of Authority of Operations Canton St. Gallen

2014

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2014
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Unknown

2014
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2014