Ghana Prisons Service
The Ghana Prisons Service, as an agent operating under the ambit of the Ministry of the Interior, contributes to the maintenance of public safety by ensuring the safe custody of criminals convicted by the courts to terms of imprisonment.
The statutes that currently govern the Service are:
FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICE
The functions of the Service as spelled out in the NRCD 46 of 1972 are as follows:
Building a world-class Service to attain sustainable public safety through excellence in corrections management.
The Service is committed to undertaking the safe custody, humane treatment, reformation, rehabilitation, and reintegration of inmates to make them responsible, productive, and law-abiding citizens to ensure public safety.
The Service aims at repositioning itself to achieve the following goals:
Address: The Director-General of Prisons, Ghana Prisons Service, P.O. Box 129, Accra
Tel: +233 302 777 830, +233 302 777 052, +233 302 760 093
Emergency No.: 0299320000, 0299326000, 0299320637
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana