Martigny, Canton of Valais

Prison de Martigny

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Service de la population et des migrations (Population and Migration Service)

Management: Cantonal Authority, Valais (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Non-immigration-related administrative detainees, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
17
Yes
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Prison de Martigny (VS)
Rue du Léman 26
1920 Martigny
Tél. 027 606 04 00

Fax 027 606 04 04

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status In use

2014
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2014
Operating period

Year of Entry 2012

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Cantonal Authority, Valais

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

2014

Name Adult women

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2014

Name Non-immigration-related administrative detainees

2014
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Unknown

2014
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 17

2014
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2014
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2014

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Service de la population et des migrations (Population and Migration Service)

Ministry Service de la population et des migrations (Population and Migration Service)

Ministry Typology Regional Authority-Immigration or Citizenship

2014
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Valais Canton

2014