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CAUSES overcrowding Pademba road Correctional Centre houses all categories of inmates (especially high risk) On that day, there were 1, 300 inmates (400% overcrowding), in a centre built to hold 324 inmates Staff shortage (40% under strength) Covid- 19’s outbreak prevented recruitment, which was in the pipeline Index covid- 19 case led to drastic measures...
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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supplied closed- user-group mobile phones to the Sierra Leone Correctional Service. The phones have been credited with vouchers which will last for one month, according to Walter Neba Esq.- Rule of Law Specialist- UNDP. He added that the mobile company will refill the phones with credits that will...
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On Tuesday 14th April 2020, Honourable Justice Miatta Samba donated 9 hands- free 200 litres Milla tanks, among other sanitary kits, to some Correctional Centres, to help keep Covid- 19 away from inmates and officers. There are 21 Correctional Centres in the country, but the centres which will receive the kits include: Pademba road, Male...
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Officers- in- charge of facilities and sections at the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) have been capacitated on how to ensure that Covid- 19 is kept out of Correctional Centres. Mr. Dennis Harman, who is the Deputy Director General of the SLCS, said that officers should realize that “our clients” are the inmates, emphasising that...
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  For the first time in the history of offender management in Sierra Leone, eleven (11) inmates at the Makeni Correctional Centre have graduated from the University of Makeni, on Saturday 22nd February, 2019. They have graduated with a twin certificate in Community Development Studies & Entrepreneurship. The modules offered included: Information Technology, Agriculture, and...
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By Ishmail Kelfallah (SLCS Sports PRO)   On Thursday 20th February 2020, the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) donated the sum of Le 10,000,000 and some sporting kits to inmates at the Pademba Road Correctional Centre, in Freetown. It is a tradition of the SLFA to implement corporate philanthropy on those who need one, according...
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      Picturesque 12-02-2020 The Bonthe Correctional Centre gets new board- carved- boat. The importance of the boat cannnot be overstated, according to Mr. Joseph Lamboi, Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service. He said in the past, Bonthe Centre used to spend a lot of money on ferrying its inmates’ and officers’...
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