U.S Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands


Head of Prison: Mr. Dwayne Benjamin Sr., Director

Ministry Responsible: – (The Bureau of Corrections is a stand alone agency)

Administration: Bureau of Corrections

Contact Information

6040 Castle Coakley, Christiansted, St. Croix Virgin Islands 00820

Telephone: N/A

Fax: N/A

Website: http://www.doj.vi.gov


Total Prison Population: 577

Prison Population Rate: – 542

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: 36.4%

Female Prisoners: – 2.7%(1.1.2011)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 0.2% (1.1.2011)

Foreign Prisoners: 15.7% (1.1.2011)

Number of establishments/institutions: 3 (2013 – Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility, Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex Alva Swan Annex. A Youth Rehabilitation Center is under the department of Human services and occupants are not included in the prison population)

Official capacity of prison system: 962 (1.1.2011)

Occupancy level: 61.0% (1.1.2011)

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