List of prisons in Jamaica

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Twelve correctional institutions in Jamaica[1] are operated by the Department of Correctional Services for the Ministry of National Security.

Contemporary institutions[edit]

Adult[edit]

Centres for men and women:[2]

Centres for men:[2]

Centres for women:[2]

Juvenile[edit]

There are three juvenile correctional centres:[1][3][4]

Remand[edit]

There are two remand centres:[1][3]

In addition, many remand prisoners are held in police station gaols.

Historic institutions[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Since 2004, the Department of Correctional Services has published comprehensive annual statistics.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Custodial Services, Department Of Correctional Services, c2007.
  2. ^ a b c "Custodial Services." Department of Correctional Services, Jamaica. Retrieved on 2 October 2010.
  3. ^ a b http://www.jard.gov.jm/records/content/view/53/2/ Highlights of Records Management Activities April – September 2006, Jamaica Archives and Records Department.
  4. ^ "JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL CENTRES." Department of Correctional Services, Jamaica. Retrieved on 2 October 2010.