Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

Administration

Head of Prison: Mr. Neil Lavis Commissioner of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Ministry Responsible: Portfolio of Internal and External Affairs

Administration: Her Majesty’s Prison

Contact Information

Office of The Commissioner of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 3rd floor, Government Administration Building, George Town, Grand Cayman, KY 1 – 9000, Cayman Islands, British West Indies

Telephone: +1 345 947 3000

Fax: +1 345 947 3014

Website: http://www.mha.gov.ky/agencies/her-majesties-prison-service/

Statistics

Total Prison Population: 190 at 5.6.2014 (national prison administration)

Prison Population Rate: 344 based on an estimated national population of 55,300 at June  2014 (from Cayman government figures)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 19.6% (31.8.2009)

Female Prisoners: 7.9% (5.6.2014)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 1.0% (31.8.2009 under 18)

Foreign Prisoners: 22.8% (31.12.2013)

Number of establishments/institutions: 3 (2009 – Northward (males) and Fairbanks (females), Eagle House Rehabilitation Centre (juveniles and young prisoners)

Official capacity of prison system: 179 (31.8.2009)

Occupancy level: 108.4%(31.8.2009)

Cayman Islands Prison Stats

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