Joint Statement From The Acting Governor, H E David D. Archer, Jr And Minister For Education And Culture, Honourable Myron Walwyn

Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 12:00pm

Following the approval of the National Security Council, a number of inmates have returned to the Territory, today 16 August, to continue their sentences in HM Prison Balsam Ghut following their temporary relocation to St. Lucia following the damage to the facility caused by Hurricane Irma last year.

 

Police And Prison Officers Recognised At Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 11 June 2018 - 5:58pm

Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and Her Majesty’s Prison were recognised and presented with long service medals at the official celebration of the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.

Statement By His Excellency, Governor Augustus Jaspert On Emergency Powers And Electricity

Monday, 25 September 2017 - 5:29pm

People of the Virgin Islands, this is Governor Jaspert with another update on the ongoing relief and recovery efforts.

Organisation of the Education Programme at Her Majesty’s Prison

Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 1:22pm

Madam Speaker thank you for allowing me to give an update on the rehabilitation programme at Her Majesty’s Prison with specific reference to the education programme. Madam Speaker in 2013 I issued a mandate for rehabilitation to become the core of activities at Her Majesty’s Prison as we seek to reduce repeat offending as well as prepare inmates to be in a position to reintegrate into the community.

BVI Considers Use Of Ankle Monitoring Bracelets To Manage Offenders

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 4:47pm

The Social Development Department has partnered with Comprehensive Security Solutions Incorporated to develop an Electronic Monitoring Pilot Programme in the British Virgin Islands.

GIS Interview With Project X Band Airs Tonight On JTV Channel 55

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 - 4:45pm

The public is invited to view the GIS interview with Her Majesty’s Prison’s Project X Band......

Plans For Rehabilitative Education At Her Majesty’s Prison Outlined

Thursday, 26 November 2015 - 2:15pm

Plans for rehabilitative education at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) were discussed at a meeting yesterday between Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn and Superintendent of the Prison, Mr. David Foot.

Rehabilitation Programme Expanding At Her Majesty’s Prison

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 1:00pm

Rehabilitative efforts at Her Majesty’s (HM) Prison gained more momentum this year with the addition of three academic classes to its growing list of programmes for inmates. 

New Look For Her Majesty’s Prison Officers

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 8:45am

The officers of Her Majesty’s Prison are now sporting new uniforms; some of which were produced courtesy of the prison’s tailor shop.

New Roof For Her Majesty’s Prisons

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 - 3:15pm

In efforts to safeguard the health, wellness and safety of the staff and inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison, the Ministry of Education and Culture has taken steps to have the roofing covering for numerous buildings at the facility replaced.