Commissioner of Corrections Lt. Col. (Retired) Gary Rowe welcomed a delegation of Members of Parliament for the Committee on Environment from the House of Representatives of the National Diet of Japan
We contribute to a better society by effectively securing and transforming offenders for successful reintegration.
Did You Know
a person to serve the latter part of his/her
term of imprisonment in the community, under
the supervision of a Probation Aftercare Officer.
Community reintegration is vital for continued
rehabilitation to be successful. The programme’s
mandate is to ensure that social intervention/
reintegration strategies are implemented to assist
the parolee and his/her family.
Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre has one of the most vibrant music programs, allowing inmates with special talents to freely express themselves while
improving their appreciation of various genre of music.
Since the start of 2015, 26 inmates have been enrolled in the institutions’ basic music program.
Change Your Conviction
This is a three-prong strategy, which speak to the changing of perception of staff at the Department of Correctional Services, inmates and the Jamaican society.
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.