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Mauritius Prison Service (under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence and Rodrigues)

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Seventy-seven new recruits join the Mauritius Prison Service

Seventy-seven new recruits join the Mauritius Prison Service
Date:May 28, 2018

​A batch of seventy-seven new recruits has joined the Mauritius Prison Service as Prisons Officers. In this context, an official ceremony was held this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin, in the presence of the Senior Chief Executi


Press Release - Re-Opening of Phoenix Prison

Press Release - Re-Opening of Phoenix Prison
Date:March 29, 2018

Phoenix prison, formerly known as La Bastille Prison will be operational again on the 29th of March 2018, since its closure on the 27th May of 2014, following the opening of the Eastern High Security Prison.    Phoenix Prison is a high security pr


Célébration de la fête des mères à la prison des femmes à Beau Bassin

Date:June 07, 2017

 ​GIS- 6 June 2017: La fête des mères sera célébrée le mercredi 7 juin 2017 à la prison des femmes à Beau-Bassin. Cet événement est organisé dans le cadre du programme de réhabilitation des Services des Prisons visant à raffermir les liens familiaux


Prison should play a positive role in the lives of detainees, says President of the Republic

Prison should play a positive role in the lives of detainees, says President of the Republic
Date:June 07, 2017

GIS - 7 June 2017: It is important to ensure that the prison plays a positive role in the lives of detainees so as to ensure that they are able to reintegrate society after their release, said the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, t


Exercice de simulation d’incendie à la Prison de Petit Verger

Date:May 05, 2017

GIS - 08 Mai, 2017: Un exercice de simulation d’incendie suivi par une tentative d’évasion par des détenus s’est tenu le vendredi 5 mai 2017 à la prison de Petit Verger à Pointe aux Sables. Cet exercice, qui vise à sensibiliser sur les procédures de


Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth

Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Date:April 26, 2017

GIS - 26 April, 2017:  The strengths and weaknesses of the Police and Prison operative frameworks are currently being assessed with the aim of coming up with an Action Plan in the near future which will benchmark Mauritius with the most successful l


Prison cadre participates in regional training programme on maritime security

Prison cadre participates in regional training programme on maritime security
Date:April 24, 2017

GIS - 24 April, 2017: In the context of the Regional Programme for the Promotion of Maritime Security (MASE) designed to enhance maritime security in the Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region (ESA-IO), a training programme was held fro


Vingt-huit détenus reçoivent leurs certificats de NC 3

Date:September 21, 2016

GIS - 21 Septembre, 2016: Vingt-huit détenus ont complété avec succès des programmes préprofessionnels dans la soudure, la menuiserie, la pâtisserie et la fabrication de vêtements. Dans ce contexte, une remise de certificats de National Certificate


Prison Service and Beach Authority sign MoU for the upliftment of Belle Mare public beach

Prison Service and Beach Authority sign MoU for the upliftment of Belle Mare public beach
Date:September 16, 2016

A Memorandum of Understanding for the upliftment of Belle Mare public beach was signed on 14 September 2016 between the Mauritius Prison Service and the Beach Authority at the Prison Headquarters in Beau Bassin in the presence of the Commissioner of


Exercice de simulation d’incendie à la Grand River North West Remand Prison

Exercice de simulation d’incendie à la Grand River North West Remand Prison
Date:September 16, 2016

GIS - 16 Septembre, 2016: Un exercice de simulation d’incendie visant à sensibiliser sur les procédures de sécurité et de sûreté dans les diverses institutions pénitentiaires s’est tenu le vendredi 16 septembre 2016 à la Grand River North West (GRNW