Plans To Standardise Response Mechanisms

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Standardized policies, tactics and operations among emergency response agencies are important to effect a coordinated response during periods of crisis. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, made this point as he addressed the closing ceremony of an Incident Command System workshop for prison officers of the Barbados Prison Service at HMP Dodds, recently. He explained that a standardized approach was …

Cabinet Agrees To Protective Services Commission

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Cabinet has agreed to a Protective Services Commission that would handle the affairs of Barbados’ protection and emergency response. This would include the Barbados Prison Service, the Barbados Fire Service, the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Immigration and Customs Departments. This was disclosed by Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, as he addressed the closing ceremony of an Incident …

Visitor & Cashier Activities At Prison Ending Early

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Visitor and cashier activities at HMP Dodds Prisons will end at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, December 7, to allow staff to attend the funeral of a colleague. Visits scheduled for that time must be rebooked. The Barbados Prison service apologizes for any inconvenience this early closure may cause. julia.rawlins-bentham@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Plans To Standardise Response Mechanisms anemptytextlline READ …

Telephone System At Prison Out Of Service

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Members of the public are asked to note that the telephones at the Barbados Prison Service (BPS) will be out of service on Saturday, August 18, and Sunday, August 19. This is to facilitate the transition of the Service to the Government Wide Area Network system. Once service is restored, the Barbados Prison Service may be reached by contacting the …

Prison Service Week Of Activities 2017

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Moving Forward Together will be the focus when the Barbados Prison Service hosts a week of activities from Sunday, October 15, to Saturday, October 21. The week will start with a church service and parade at the Beulah Methodist Church, Beulah, St. Philip, on Sunday, October 15, beginning at 9:15 a.m. This will be followed by the Prison Week 5K …

Activities For Prison Service Week

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Building Bridges for a Better Tomorrow will be the theme when the Barbados Prison Service launches its week of activities for 2016. This year’s celebrations will kick off with a church service on Sunday, October 9, at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ruby, St. Philip, beginning at 8:45 a.m. This service will be followed by a March Pass during which …

Prisoner Rehabilitation Needs Public Support

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Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite listens attentively to President of the Association of Caribbean Heads of Correction and Prison Services, Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse at the opening of the conference at Hilton Barbados yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has described the rate of recidivism in Barbados as an unacceptable “revolving door”. As a result, he has called for a session …

Barbados Prison Act To Be Reviewed

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President of the Association of Caribbean Heads of Correction and Prison Services, Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse (left) has the attention of Anglican Bishop of Barbados, Dr. John Holder; Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; and Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite following the opening of the conference at Hilton Barbados yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has disclosed plans to review the Barbados …