Barbados

Barbados

Administration

Head of Prison: Lt. Col. John A. Nurse, Superintendent

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of Home Affairs

Administration: Her Majesty’s Prison

Contact Information

Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds, St. Philip, Barbados

Telephone: +1 246 416 6900

Fax: +1 246 416 6934

Email: bdosprisonservice@caribsurf.com

Statistics

Total Prison Population: 908 (31.12.2013 minister of state for national security)

Prison Population Rate:318 (per 100,000 of national population)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 40.4% (31.12.2013)

Female Prisoners: 3.2% (31.12.2013)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 0.7% (31.12.2013 – under 20)

Foreign Prisoners:17.2% (31.8.2009)

Number of establishments/institutions: 1 (2013 -H.M. Prisons Dodds)

Official capacity of prison system: 1250 (12.12.2012)

Occupancy level: 72.6% (31.12.2013)

Barbados Prison Stat

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