Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security Rudyard Spencer CD, MP commended Correctional Officers at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston for their performance under adverse conditions.
Minister Spencer who was touring the Centre on Monday, May 21, 2018, said the Officers are accomplishing much with very little resources.
The State Minister also voiced his appreciation for the rehabilitation efforts being spearheaded through education, tailoring, and music. He encouraged inmates to take advantage of these opportunities.
While touring the Centre Minister witnessed inmates sitting a Caribbean Secondary Education Council examination.
Minister Spencer who was accompanied by executives from the Ministry of National Security and a team from the Department of Correctional Services led by Commissioner Ina Hunter, also expressed his dissatisfaction at the living standards at the Centre.