Sint Maarten (Netherlands)

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Administration

Head of Prison: Edward Rohan, Director

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of Justice

Administration:  Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention (Strafgevangenis en Huis van Bewaring Point Blanche)

Contact Information

Address: Mountain Dove Road 48, Point Blanche, St Maarten

Telephone: +599 54 22689 or 23249 or 20691

Fax: +599 54 20697 or 30282

Email: [email protected]

Website: n/a

Statistics

Total Prison Population: c.  180 at November 2013 (via U.S. State Department human rights report)

Prison Population Rate: c. 396 based on an estimated national population of 45,400 at November 2013 (from United Nations figures)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 18.1% (9.7.2007)

Female Prisoners: c.  2.0% (November 2013)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 1.1% (9.7.2007 – under 18)

Foreign Prisoners: 20.2% (9.7.2007)

Number of establishments/institutions: 1 (2011 – Point Blanche)

Official capacity of prison system: 135 (10.2.2011)

Occupancy level: 103.7% (10.2.2011)

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