About GPS

VISION

We are Dedicated and committed in inspiring everyone, at every chance, towards a society exclusive of re-offenders while protecting citizens from convicted offenders and providing efficient opportunities for offenders to achieve affirmative change.

MISSION

As a key partner in criminal justice, we shelter society through the safe custody and rehabilitation of offenders, co-operating in prevention and aftercare and uphold a safe Gambia by reducing recidivism and providing opportunities for constructive change

 

PRISON STRUCTURE FROM THE COLONIAL ERA
SENIOR PRISON OFFICER:
  1. Commissioner of prison(01)

  2. Deputy Commissioner of prison (01)

  3. Assistant Commissioner of prison(01)

JUNIOR OFFICER
  1. Chief officer (01)

  2. Senior principal officer

  3. principal officer(01)

  4. First class officer known as (05)

  5. Second class officer known as corporal (05)

  6. Third class known as privet (10)

  7. Recruit officers under training (05)

 

PRISON RANKS STRUCTURE AND STRENGTH AS OF THE 22nd OCTOBER 2018
  1. Director general of prison (01)

  2. Deputy Director general of prison (02)

  3. Commissioner of prison (10)

  4. Chief superintendent of prison (11)

  5. Superintendent (12)

  6. Assistant superintendent of prison (12)

  7. Cadet assistant superintendent of prison (00)

  8. Chief officer (16)

  9. Senior principal officer (38)

  10. principal officer (56)

  11. sergeant (111)

  12. corporal (110)

  13. third class officer (515)

  14. cleaners (06)

Total 899
Total Vacancy 230

 

                                   NOMINAL ROLL OF PRISONERS AS OF THE 22nd OCTOBER 2018

 

 

MILE II

JESHWANG

JANJANBUREH

TANKATANKA

SOS

1

Male remand 232

Adult convict 47

Male convict 28

Male convict 01

Nil

2

Female remand 04

Adult remand 19

Male remand 11

Female convict 00

Nil

3

Male Convicts 266

Juvenile convict 01

Female remand 00

Female remand 01

Nil

4

Female convict 06

Juvenile remand 11

Female convict 02

Male remand 07

Nil

5

Hospital EFSTH01

 

 

 

Nil

6

Sanatorium 01

 

 

 

 

7

Main Yard Infirmary 01

 

 

 

 

 

Total 511

Total 78

Total 42

Total 09

00

 

GRAND TOTAL 639

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