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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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

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

Type Government-local

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Adult men

2020

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 136

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 127

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS