MNS, UCC and Stand Up for Jamaica Sign MOU to Grant Inmates & Correctional Officers Tertiary Education Scholarships
The Ministry of National Security through the Department of Correctional Services (DCS), Stand Up for Jamaica and the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding…
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.
The Importance of Accountability & Integrity in the workplace
Accountability and integrity are some of the most important values DCS staff can exercise in the workplace.
Accountability is being responsible or answerable for an action.
Integrity describes an individual who makes the choice to commit to honesty before being either faced with choosing between right and wrong.
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.