Sissach, County of Bale

Sissach Prison (Gefängnis Sissach)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: Not Available

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
16
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Hauptstrasse 2
4450 Sissach
Tel. +41 061 976 88 44
Email: gefaengnis.sissach@bl.ch
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2017

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2008
Operating period

Year of Entry 1997

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 16

2008
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Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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