Dominica

ACHCPS_Member_State_Dominica

Administration

Head of Prison: Denis A. Blanc Superintendent of Prisons

Ministry Responsible: Prime Minister’s Office

Administration: Dominica Prison Service

Website: http://prisons.gov.dm/

Contact Information

Her Majesty’s Prison, Stockfarm, Roseau, Dominica

Telephone: +1 767 448 2631 or 6738 or 7681 or 3339

Fax: +1 767448 6738

Email: dominica_prisonervice@yahoo.com

Statistics

Total Prison Population: 238 at December 2013 (national prison administration)

Prison Population Rate: 350 based on estimated national population of 68,000 at March 2013 (from United Nations figures)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 22.7% (December 2013)

Female Prisoners: 1.7% (December 2013)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 2.0% (August 2013 – under 18)

Foreign Prisoners: 0.4% (10.1.2012)

Number of establishments/institutions: 1 (2013 stock farm prison)

Official capacity of prison system: 300 (August 2013)

Occupancy level: 83.7% (August 2013)

Dominica Prison Stats

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