Romerike prison

Romerike prison, consists of the subdivisions Ullersmo, Kroksrud and Ungdomsenhet øst.

Ullersmo ward, located at Kløfta, in Ullensaker municipality and is a prison unit with a high level of security. The target group for the prison is male prisoners with long sentences for serious crime, remand prisoners and foreign prisoners. The capacity of the prison is 286 cells. The prison has a special focus on prison education, including in the form of vocational training within in-demand vocational subjects.

Kroksrud, is located in Godtland, in Ullensaker municipality, and is a prison unit with a low security level. The target group for the prison is male prisoners at the end of the sentence. The capacity of the prison is 60 cells. The prison has a special focus on prison education, semi-liberty, dog group and an outdoor group.

Youth unit east, is located on Dønnumskia, in Eidsvoll municipality, and is 1of 2 prisons for minor inmates. The target group for the prison is minor inmates, from 15 to 18 years. The capacity of the prison is 4 places. The inmates receive individually adapted content in their imprisonment process.

Fifty years in 2020

Romerike prison is a prison in Ullensaker municipality in Akershus which was opened in 1970. Ullersmo was intended as a replacement for Botsfengslet in Oslo. It is used for long-term prisoners from all over the country and has room for 213 inmates. The prison contains, among other things, a ward, a workshop building with a mechanical workshop, a timber workshop, a small industry and a school ward.

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