Bahamas: License Plate Production at Department of Corrections

NASSAU, The Bahamas  – The production of license plates has begun at the Bahamas Department of Corrections. During his contribution to the budget debate on June 12, 2017, Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Frankie Campbell confirmed that the work started on May 29 after being launched earlier this year. “I am informed […]

Cayman: Contraband Confiscated In Corrections Crackdown

Continued vigilance and a pro-active stance have paid off at Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), by keeping drugs and other contraband from making its way inside the prison walls. Just weeks after an officer with HMCIPS stopped an intruder that had thrown a large quantity of marijuana over the prison’s fence, a recent inspection […]

Jamaica: Tamarind Farms Serious About Rehabilitation

Under the leadership of Superintendent Baldwin Collins, staff at the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre located at Salt Pond Road, Spanish Town in St Catherine, has been quietly making strides in helping to turn around the lives of inmates who come under their charge. Members of the chaplaincy unit of the Department of Correctional Services […]

10 things female correctional officers should know

As the song goes, it’s a man’s world, and perhaps even more so in the correctional field. Still, women are making leaps and bounds as correctional officers, management, medical, probation officers and more. We took to Facebook to ask our readers what advice they would offer other female correctional employees, whether they were considering a […]

5 considerations before you become a correctional officer

If you’re thinking about becoming a correctional officer, here are some things you need to think about first 1. Do you have what it takes? Not everyone is cut out to be a correctional officer, and it’s important to accurately assess your own temperament and personality to ensure your eventual and ongoing success in the […]