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SLCS HOLDS 2019 AUDIT READINESS WORK SHOP

  The Sierra Leone Correctional Service held its 2019 Audit- readiness- workshop, on Thursday 6th February 2020 at its Conference Hall, former Special Courts Complex, New England Ville, Freetown. The Director General of the SLCS- Mr. Joseph Lamboi, who was the first speaker of the session, emphasised on procurement processes and how funds are spent, […]

Joe Lamboi Urges Officers to be Committed

The Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service on Friday 7th February, urged officers to be “committed” as the President of Sierra Leone has declared this year as the “year of delivery” of which the SLCS is not an exception. He emphasised that he will not entertain lazy behaviour from officers. The DG advised […]

Joe Lamboi Inspires Inmates

The Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service- Mr. Jospeh Lamboi has encouraged inmates not to give up in life on account of their imprisonment. This inspiring speech was made on Thursday 6th February, 2020, while observing the “Black History Month Celebration” at the SLCS’ conference hall, former Special Courts Complex, Freetown. The day […]

Correctional Service Spreads Psychosocial Counselling

  In the opening week of the year 2020, the Sierra Leone Correctional Service deployed Psychosocial- Counselling to six Corrections Facilities outside Freetown (Western Area Urban), with funds provided by the United Nations Development Programme and the International Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement. The Centres to which the practice has been spilled include: Waterloo […]

UniMak Conducts Exams for Inmates

  The University of Makeni (UniMak) “is currently conducting examinations” for inmates at the Makeni Correctional Centre, according to the Officer- in- Charge of the Centre, Superintendent Salieu Sulaiman Turay. It could be recalled that in October 2018, Unimak and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) signed a memorandum of understanding which enabled Unimak to […]

Fix Solution to Deploy Inmates’ Biometric Registration up-country

Fix Solution is set to implement inmates’ biometric registration in Waterloo, Port Loko, Kenema (male & female), Makeni (make & female), Sefadu, and Bo (male & female), Correctional Centres respectively, according to Rita Wright- Director of Admin and Operations Fix Solution. The data system management for inmates which is named: National Inmates Identity Management Systems […]

“The Sierra Leone Correctional Service has moved mountains” – UNDP Commends

    Key donor partner of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service- the United Nations Development Programme has acknowledged that the SLCS “has moved mountains with support provided under the US/INL project… and the agreed ‘From Prisons to Corrections’ project objectives”. The ‘Prisons to Corrections’ focal person of UNDP SL – Louise Aaen acknowledged this, after […]