Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia

Administration

Head of Prison: Mr. Verne Garde – Director of Corrections

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of Home Affairs and National Security

Administration: Bordelais Correctional Facility

Contact Information

P.0.Box 105, Dennery, St. Lucia

Telephone: +1 758 468 7100 or 7101

Fax: +1 758 468 7139

Email: N/A

Statistics

Total Prison Population: 587 at November 2013 (via U.S. State Department human rights report)

Prison Population Rate: 321 based on an estimated national population of 183,000 at November 2013 (from United Nations figures)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 40.8% (November 2012)

Female Prisoners: 1.7% (November 2013)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 0.9% (3.12.2011 – under 18)

Foreign Prisoners: 3.0% (3.12.2011)

Number of establishments/institutions: 1 (2012 Bodelais)

Official capacity of prison system: 500 (November 2012)

Occupancy level: 117.4% (November 2013)

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