Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

Administration

Head of Prison: Sterling Steward, Commissioner of Prisons

Ministry Responsible: Ministry of Justice

Administration: Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service

Contact Information

Telephone: +1 868 623 3561

Fax: +1 868 624 4687

Website: http://www.ttprisons.com

Statistics

Total Prison Population: 4846 at 22.10.2013

Prison Population Rate: 362 based on an estimated national population of 1.34 million at October 2013 (from United Nations figures)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 43.3% (22.10.2013)

Female Prisoners: 2.2% (22.10.2013)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 3.4% (22.10.2013)

Foreign Prisoners: 3.1% (22.10.2013)

Number of establishments/institutions: 9 (2013)

Official capacity of prison system: 4090 (22.10.2013)

Occupancy level: 118.5% (22.10.2013)

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