Canton Bern

Bern Regional Prison (Regionalgefängnis Bern)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

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

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

Detains: Adult men, Adult women

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
127
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

7

Detained children (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
Bern Regional Prison (Regionalgefängnis Bern)
Location

Country: Switzerland

City & Region: Canton Bern, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 46.9512033496, 7.4415743351

Contact Information
Genfergasse 22 3001Bern
Tel. 031 634 46 41
Fax. 031 634 46 94
Email: regionalgefaengis-bern@be.ch

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
Management

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

Type Government-local

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 136

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 127

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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