Solothurn

Solothurn Detention Centre (Untersuchungsgefängnis Solothurn)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Migration und Schweizer Ausweise, Asyl und Rückkehr, Canton Solothurn

Management: Canton de Soleure (Government-local)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
53
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Wassergasse 23 4500 Solothurn
Tel. 032 627 59 00
Fax. 032 627 59 20<
Email: ugso.ajuv@ddi.so.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
National typology

Name Etablissement Pénitentiaire

2020
Operating period

Year of Entry 1999

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canton de Soleure

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
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2015
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 53

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS