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

PHILANTROPIST PROVIDES ABLUTION FACILITY FOR SUNYANI CENTRAL PRISON

A Philanthropist, Mr. Stephen Effa Sakyi, has constructed a 12-seater toilet,... read more

470 RECRUIT OFFICERS PASS OUT

The Ghana Prisons Service on Friday, 29th April, 2022 successfully held... read more

REMAIN NEUTRAL AND PROFESSIONAL-DGP

The Director-General of Prisons (DGP), Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir, has urged... read more

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA COMMENDS GPS

The Ghana Prisons Service has been commended for its best practices... read more

DGP PAYS COURTESY CALL ON UE REGIONAL MINISTER

The Director-General of Prisons (DGP), Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir, accompanied by... read more

DGP PAYS COURTESY CALL ON NATIONAL CHIEF IMAM.

The Prisons Directorate, led by the Director-General of Prisons, Mr. Isaac... read more

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF NARCOTIC CONTROL COMMISSION PAYS COURTESY CALL TO DIRECTOR GENERAL OF PRISONS

The Director-General of the Narcotic Control Commission, Mr. Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh, together... read more

DGP PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF ACCRA ARCHDIOCESE

The Director-General of Prisons, Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir has paid a... read more