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

THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION COMMISSION SENSITIZES PRISONS OFFICERS

The Right to Information (RTI) Commission on Friday July 5, 2024,... read more

MISS CLAUDIA LUMOR, THE NPP PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE FOR OFORIKROM CONSTITUENCY CELEBRATED HER BIRTHDAY WITH INMATES AT THE NSAWAM FEMALE PRISON

Miss Claudia Lumor, the NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Oforikrom Constituency in... read more

HELLO PERIOD/SPORTS GIVING NETWORK DONATE TO NSAWAM FEMALE PRISON.

Hello period in collaboration with Sports Giving Network have donated a... read more

FREE SURGICAL OPERATIONS FOR INMATES

The Ghana Prisons Service in collaboration with the Chosen Hospital and... read more

YOUTH AND CRIME CAMPAIGN

The Public Relations Unit at the Prisons Headquarters honored an invitation... read more

TOBINCO PHARMACEUTICALS AND RESEARCH CENTRE DONATE TO GHANA PRISONS SERVICE

Mr. David Emmanuel Annan, the head of Government and Institutional Business... read more

LET’S COLLABORATE AND PROMOTE PEACE AND UNITY IN BAWKU-DDGP BAFFOE-BONNIE

The Deputy Director General of Prisons (DDGP) in charge of Finance... read more

BONO REGIONAL COMMAND BID FAREWELL TO ADP FOSTER APPIAH

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