Salez, St. Gallen

Saxerriet Cantonal Prison (Kantonale Strafanstalt Saxerriet)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Government-local

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Capacity

Not available

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
Kantonale Strafanstalt Saxerriet (SG) Saxerrietstrasse 1 9465 Salez Tél. 058 228 29 00 Fax. 058 228 29 03 Email: zentrale.sax@sg.ch
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2014
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2014
National typology

Name Cantonal Prison

2014
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name St. Gallen Security and Justice Department

Type Government-local

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Demographics

Name Adult men

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2014
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Unknown

2014
Family segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Migration Office (Migrationsamt)

Ministry Migration Office (Migrationsamt)

Ministry Typology Regional Authority-Immigration or Citizenship

2016
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Canton St. Gallen

2014
Facility owner
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