Head of Prison: (Lieut. Colonel) Edward Lamb, Commissioner of Corrections

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of Labour, Home Affairs and Public Safety

Administration: Department of Corrections

Contact Information

Prison Headquarters, P.O.Box HM264, Hamilton HM AX, Bermuda

Telephone: +1 441 295 4975

Fax: +1 441 295 7718

Website: N/A


Total Prison Population: 267 at September 2013 (via U.S. State Department human rights report)

Prison Population Rate: 411 (per 100,000 of national population, May 2013)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners:9.6% (31.10.2007)

Female Prisoners: 6.4% (September 2013)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 4.1% (September 2013 – under 18)

Foreign Prisoners: 11.5% (31.10.2007)

Number of establishments/institutions:4 (2007 – Westgate Correctional Facility, medium/maximum security for adult males; Farm Facility; Transitional Living Center; Co-educational Facility for adult females and Senior Training School for prisoners ages 16-21)

Official capacity of prison system: 385 (September 2013)

Occupancy level: 69.4% (September 2013)

Bermuda Prison Stats

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