Correctional Services in Jamaica is a department under the Ministry of National Security. Other major arms of the Ministry are the Police Force and the Jamaica Defence Force. The Judicial System falls under the Ministry of Justice. The Commissioner of Corrections is the chief executive officer who administers the Correctional programmes on behalf of the Government of Jamaica and reports to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Security.
To be the Caribbean Centre of excellence in correctional management.
We contribute to national security by securing, supervising, rehabilitating and reintegrating offenders as productive and law-abiding citizens.