Canton Glarus

Glarus Cantonal Prison (Kantonales Gefängnis Glarus)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Department of Corrections, Canton Glarus

Management: Canton de Glarus (Governmental)

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

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

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Gerichtshaus
8750 Glarus
Tel: 055 646 53 60
Fax: 055 646 62 99
Email: justizvollzug@gl.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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton de Glarus

Type Governmental

2015
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2020

Name Adult men

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)

Number 6

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS