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Detainees benefit from training to become entrepreneurs

Date:September 19, 2019

A business plan presentation for detainees, in line with the Social Entrepreneurship Programme of SME Mauritius Ltd, aiming to equip them with the knowledge and know-how to set up their own businesses on completion of their sentences, was held today


First Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Unit inaugurated at Eastern High Security Prison

First Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Unit inaugurated at Eastern High Security Prison
Date:June 03, 2019

A Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Unit, which is the first of its kind and aims at providing a treatment programme for detainees addicted to tobacco, was inaugurated today at the Eastern High Security Prison in Melrose by the Minister of Health and


Mauritius Prison Service recruits fifty-five Temporary Prisons Officers

Mauritius Prison Service recruits fifty-five Temporary Prisons Officers
Date:April 03, 2019

​Fifty-five new trainees have joined the Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) as Temporary Prisons Officers. In this context, an official ceremony was held today at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin, in the presence of the Commissioner of Prisons,


Drill Simulation Exercise at the Eastern High Security Prison (Melrose) on 04 February 2019

Drill Simulation Exercise at the Eastern High Security Prison (Melrose) on 04 February 2019
Date:February 04, 2019

Groupement d’intervention de la police Mauricienne (GIPM) in collaboration with Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT), Prison Intelligence Unit and Prison Dog Section have undergone a Drill Simulation Exercise at the Eastern High Security P


Drill Simulation Exercise held at the Petit Verger Prison on 30 January 2019

Drill Simulation Exercise held at the Petit Verger Prison on 30 January 2019
Date:January 30, 2019

Groupement d’intervention de la police Mauricienne (GIPM) in collaboration with Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT), Prison Intelligence Unit and Prison Dog Section have undergone a Drill Simulation Exercise at the Petit Verger Prison. ​ 


Recruitment of twenty Temporary Male Prisons Officers/Senior Prisons Officers

Date:January 28, 2019

On 28 January 2019, twenty (20) Male Temporary Prisons Officers/Senior Prisons Officers have joined the Mauritius Prisons Service.  They were welcomed by the Commissioner of Prisons and the Senior Staffs at the Prison Staff Training School toget


Drill Simulation Exercise held at the Central Prison Beau Bassin and at Grand River North West Remand Prison on 25 January 2019

Date:January 25, 2019

Groupement d’intervention de la police Mauricienne (GIPM) in collaboration with Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT), Prison Intelligence Unit and Prison Dog Section have undergone a Drill Simulation Exercise at the Central Prison Beau


Passing out Parade for 146 Temporary Prison Officers

Passing out Parade for 146 Temporary Prison Officers
Date:December 27, 2018

A Passing out Parade ceremony for 146 temporary Prison Officers including six women was held this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin.  It was organised by the Mauritius Prison Service (MPS). The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Af


Prison Officers Awarded Medals for Long Service and Good Conduct

Prison Officers Awarded Medals for Long Service and Good Conduct
Date:December 19, 2018

The long service and good conduct medals were presented to Prison Officers yesterday during a Medal Award Ceremony held at the Prison Training School, in Beau Bassin in presence of the Commissioner of Prisons, Mr Premananda Appadoo, and the relative