Canton Basel City (Basel-Stadt)

Basel City Detention Centre (Untersuchungsgefängnis Basel-Stadt)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Basel-Stadt, Justiz- und Sicherheitsdepartement, Bevölkerungsdienste und Migration

Management: Not Available

Detains: Adult men, Unaccompanied minors, Adult women, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
4
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Innere Margarethenstrasse 18
4051 Basel
Tel. 061 267 52 03
Fax. 061 267 52 01
Email: info.ug@jsd.bs.ch
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating period

Year of Entry 1995

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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 Unaccompanied minors

2020

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 4

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS