Kumla Prison

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Anstalten Kumla
KumlaanstaltenRAÄ.jpg
Kumla Prison, mid-1970's.
Location Kumla, Örebro County, Sweden
Coordinates 59°07′08.63″N 15°07′38.70″E / 59.1190639°N 15.1274167°E / 59.1190639; 15.1274167Coordinates: 59°07′08.63″N 15°07′38.70″E / 59.1190639°N 15.1274167°E / 59.1190639; 15.1274167
Status Operational
Security class Maximum
Capacity 463
Opened 1965
Managed by Swedish Prison and Probation Service
Warden Kenneth Gustafsson

Kumla prison is a prison facility in Kumla Municipality, Sweden. It was opened in 1965 and is one of the country's biggest prisons. Kumla is one of three high security prisons in Sweden holding risk inmates (class A). On March 18, 2009, a new supermax facility was opened inside the Kumla Prison.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Särskilt hög säkerhet, Kriminalvården press release, March 18, 2009.(Swedish)