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Table 1 The four closed facilities in the Canton of Vaud

From: Disease profiles of detainees in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland: gender and age differences in substance abuse, mental health and chronic health conditions

Prison’s name Capacity Type of sentences served Gender of inmates
Bois Mermet 100 Custody on remand Male
La Tuilière 80 Remand (men + women) and custodial sentences (women) Male and female
La Croisée 170 Remand and short custodial sentences Male
Plaine de l’Orbe 264 Long sentences Male