Guardian Group donates to Fort Augusta

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2019


Candelight Ceremony for Correctional Officer Roulene Clarke-Gowans

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2019


Lt Colonel Gary Rowe is new Commissioner of Corrections

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019


States Minister to transform the Carl Rattray Staff College

Published: Monday, April 15, 2019

By His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir PATRICK LINTON ALLEN, Member of the Order of the Nation, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Commander of the Order of Distinction, Knight of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem, Governor General of Jamaica

What We Do?

During the post-independence years the prison system in Jamaica was composed of three (3) main entities: the Prisons, the Probation Services and the Approved Schools which functioned separately in the implementation and execution of the correctional functions of the Government.

Tribute to Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer Roulene Clarke-Gowans

Correctional Officer Roulene Clarke-Gowans from the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre passed away on April 10, 2019. The Department sends our heartfelt condolence to her family in this time of bereavement.

Video Spotlight

Education in Prison Programme

One of the strategy being implemented to ensure the rehabilitation of inmates and the reduction of recidivism is the education in prison programme which continues to reap success.