Bennau, Canton of Schwyz

Schwyz Cantonal Prison (Kantonsgefängnis SSB Schwyz)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Office for Migration, Canton Schwyz

Management: Canton Schwyz (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, 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
Einsiedlerstrasse 55
Postfach 74
8836 Bennau
Tel. 041 819 56 50
Fax 041 819 56 59
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
National typology

Name Etablissement Pénitentiaire

2020
Operating period

Year of Entry 2007

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton Schwyz

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

2011

Name Adult women

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS