St. Vincent and The Grenadines

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Administration

Head of Prison: Mr. Brenton Charles, Superintendent

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of National Security, the Public Service, Seaport and Airport Development

Administration: Prison Services of St. Vincent and The Grenadines

Contact Information

H.M. Prison, White Chapel Road, Kingstown, St. Vincent

Telephone:+1 784 457 1987

Fax: +1 784 457 1417

Website: http://www.gov.vc

Statistics

Total Prison Population: 412 at 28.7.2014 (national prison administration)

Prison Population Rate: 378 based on an estimated national population of 109,000 at July 2014 (United Nations)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 23.3% (28.7.2014)

Female Prisoners: 1.5% (28.7.2014)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 17.2% (19.4.2006)

Foreign Prisoners: 8.3% (28.7.2014)

Number of establishments/institutions: 3 (2014 – Belle Isle, Her Majesty’s Prison Kingstown (males), Fort Charlotte (females)

Official capacity of prison system: 488 (2012)

Occupancy level: 84% (2012)

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