Ghana Prisons Service

About Us

The Ghana Prisons Service as a key stakeholder of the Criminal Justice System of Ghana contributes to the maintenance of internal security by maintaining an efficient, humane, and safe reformatory penal system operated within the laws of Ghana. We believe in humanity, vigilance, fortitude, and integrity while helping in the reintegration of ex-convicts into society. The service comprises forty-six prison establishments located in all the sixteen regions of Ghana. At the apex is the Prisons Headquarters in the Greater Accra Region which also houses the Director-General of Prisons and his two Deputies, seven Directors of Prisons, and other principal officeholders.

The Ghana Prisons Service is tasked with the safe custody of convicted persons from the courts as well as the provision of Reformation and Rehabilitation programmes for their successful resettlement into society. Our cherished values are humanity, vigilance, and fortitude…

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Latest News

BONO REGIONAL COMMAND BID FAREWELL TO ADP FOSTER APPIAH

A befitting sendoff ceremony has been held in honour of the... read more

Green Ghana Day at the Prisons Headquarters

The Ghana Prisons Service has marked this year's Green Ghana Day... read more

BONO AND AHAFO PRILAS ORGANISES COOKING CONTEST

The Prison Ladies Association (PRILAS) on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 organized... read more

Wa Central Prison Organizes Simulation Exercise for Officers

The Upper West Regional Prison Command, under the visionary leadership of... read more

NEXT DOOR GHANA LIMITED, TAMALE DONATES TO THE TAMALE CENTRAL PRISON

The CEO of Next Door Ghana Limited, Alhaji Abdul-Majeed Issahaku and... read more

76th International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers Flag-raising and Wreath-laying Ceremony

The 76th International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers Flag-raising and Wreath-laying... read more

GFA FOUNDATION GHANA PRISONS PROJECT LAUNCHED

The Ghana Football Association Foundation on Friday, May 24, 2024 launched... read more

YOUTH AND CRIME CAMPAIGN

The Public Relations Unit, Prisons Headquarters had a session with the... read more