The Dominica Prison Service leads in the potential advancement on corrections, promoting integrity, ethics, good practices through rehabilitation and reform to change for the better with dignity for our nations future.


Present Structure

For the past few years, the department developed and operated a system of functional heads and gave Principal Prison Officers various responsibilities and tasks but some of the heads were not assigned staff to achieve the tasks and responsibilities they were assigned to.

Currently, the state prison is staffed with 65 appointed officers and 8 auxiliary officers as follows:

1 Superintendent of Prison
1 Assistant Superintendent of Prison
1 Chief Prison Officer
6 Principal Prison Officers
13 Senior Prison Officers
32 Prison Officers
10 Auxiliary Prison Officers
1 Senior Clerk

Key Officials

Hon. Rayburn Blackmoore
Hon. Minister for Justice, Immigration
and National Security
Mr. Kenrick Jean-Jacques
Superintendent of Prisons (Ag.)


Want to be a part of the positive reform, have the zeal and what it takes to work with offenders of the law?

You believe that you could step up to that challenge, you’ve seen the potential within to become a correctional officer.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Superintendent of Prison
Dominica Prison Service
Stock Farm
Commonwealth of Dominica
Tel: 767 448 3329
Fax: 767 448 6738

Education Requirements

Four (4) G.C.E / C.X.C subjects including English or Mathematics (the same entry requirements for the Public Service).


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What is Needed to Visit?

  • A picture I.D.
    • Valid passport
    • Driver's license
    • Social security card
    • National ID card
  • The full name (first name and surname) of the person that you would like to visit. Aliases or nicknames will not be processed


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