Monday, June 25, 2018

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  • Kilifi Main prison
  • Incoming PS Mr. Alfred Cheruiyot(right) taking over from outgoing PS Amb. Richard Ekai.
  • Current PS for the State Department of Correctional Services Mr. Alfred Cheruiyot.
  • Commissioner General of Prisons Isaya Osugo receives a trophy from President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Nairobi Trade Fair


Prisons enterprise arm set to become State Corporation

The Government Plans to turn around the Prison Department’s enterprise directorate into a full-fledged State Corporation. The new revamped Corporation will make Prisons Department self-reliant, bolster the realization of the Big 4 Agenda Particularly Food Security, Affordable Housing and Manufacturing. Members of the Public are invited to download The Draft Legal Notice to establish the corporation and present their views through the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in due course.

De-congestion in Prisons

Even with the existence of various alternative measures, prison congestion has been a perennial problem in the Kenya’s justice system. The impact of overcrowding in the penal institutions has been found to have far reaching consequences not only on the inmates but also their families and society in general.

But the Department of Correctional Services through the Department of Probation and Aftercare Service and Prisons Services recently launched a decongestion exercise where its s estimated that 10,000 prisoners will have their sentences commuted to community service, probation or other non-custodial options through sentence review.

The Probation Department under whose supervision the released offenders will fall, has established teams countrywide which will engage stakeholders who include probation, judiciary, prisons, education and forest services among others to accomplish the exercise in a 100 days RRI initiative.

Tender No SDC-01-2018-FOOD-STUFFS

TENDER NO.SDC/01/2018-2019 For Supply And Delivery Of Prisoners’ And Trainees’ Foodstuffs.

Download Tender Document

Tenders - August 2017

New tenders are being advertised for fulfillment in August 2017.

They can be viewed here

Newly Recruited Probation Officers

Over 300 newly recruited Probation officers were recently inducted into the civil services to fill in on the shortfall that exists in the Probation Department, affording justice to Kenyan offenders. The new officers have an enormous responsibility of providing the courts with vital information that determines the future of those who have come into conflict with the law.

Welcoming the new officers, The Principal Secretary for Correctional Services, Amb. Richard Ekai reminded them they are expected to adhere to the Values and Principals of Public Service as stipulated in Articles 232 of the Constitution and serve wananchi diligently.

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