Prisoner in preventive detention

A prisoner in preventive detention is a dangerous recidivist, whom the Prison Tribunal has ordered confined in preventive detention. Preventive detention is a separate institution or a department in an institution, which has been ordered for the purpose by the Ministry of Justice.

Statistics using the definition


Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 30 September 2006

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus