Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service


In June 2012, the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service was placed under the administration of the Ministry of Justice with the mandate to positively influence the changing face of prison reform.


To be a more efficient and effective Prison Service committed to protecting society, adhering to the dictates of the court and reducing re-offending.


To protect society and; reduce crime through the reduction in re-offending by facilitating the opportunities for the rehabilitation of offenders, while maintaining control under safe, secure and humane conditions.