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, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
127
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

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

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 136

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 127

2011
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011