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The Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) has handed over 700 pairs of uniforms to the National Youth Service (NYS), at its (SLCS) headquarters. The work was carried out within six weeks by the tailoring wing under the industry section, at the Pademba road Correctional Centre. While doing the official handing over of the uniforms, the...
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The Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) has handed over 700 pairs of uniforms to the National Youth Service (NYS), at its (SLCS) headquarters. The work was carried out within six weeks by the tailoring wing under the industry section, at the Pademba road Correctional Centre. While doing the official handing over of the uniforms, the...
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FEATURE ARTICLE By Chief Officer Leslie F. Cole- Showers— National PRO, SLCS (B.A Hons. in Mass Communication, FBC) Contact: +23288421739 Email: academicforum1@gmail.com For years, so many people have struggled to understand why some people who have been convicted of various crimes in society get pardoned at arranged dates every year. In Sierra Leone, it usually...
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Download the Standard Inspection Department Human Right Audit Reports for the year 2020.
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The Government of Sierra Leone has extended Mr. Joseph Lamboi’s term in office as the Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service by a year. This decision was unanimously reached by members of the SLCS’ council which is chaired by His Excellency the Vice President- Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh. The rationale for the decision,...
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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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