In keeping with his announcement in Parliament on Wednesday to upgrade the Department of Correctional Services’ Carl Rattray Staff College in St. Ann, Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security the Honourable Rudyard Spencer CD, MP, toured the facility on Thursday May 17,2017 to gain first hand knowledge of the needs of the College.
After examining the perimeters of Carl Rattray, Minister Spencer said the first order of business in upgrading the facility would be to secure the College and its’ staff. The Minister said he would be holding a meeting with a view to having the fencing upgraded by the middle of June 2018. Mr. Spencer also expressed shock at the state of Parade Square, where officers are trained, adding that urgent steps would be taken to have the grounds repaired.
The State Minister was accompanied on the tour by representatives from the Ministry of National Security and a team from the Department of Correctional Services led by Commissioner Ina Hunter.