Dominica

CountryDominica
Ministry responsible
Prime Minister's Office
Prison administration
Dominica Prison Service
Contact address
Her Majesty's Prison, Stockfarm, Roseau, Dominica
Telephone
+1 767 448 2631 or 3329
Fax
+1 767 448 6738
Website
Email
prisonservices@dominica.gov.dm
Head of prison administration (and title)
Denis A. Blanc
Superintendent of Prisons
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
219
at July 2015 (national prison administration)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
300
based on an estimated national population of 73,000 at July 2015 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
22.8%
(July 2015)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.4%
(July 2015)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
2.0%
(August 2013 - under 18)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
0.4%
(10.1.2012)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2015 - Stock Farm Prison)
Official capacity of prison system
300
(July 2015)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
73.0%
(July 2015)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2001 215 307
2002 223 319
2004 290 414
2006 301 424
2008 235 331
2010 295 415
2012 275 382
2015 219 300
2001 215 307
2002 223 319
2004 290 414
2006 301 424
2008 235 331
2010 295 415
2012 275 382
2015 219 300
Prison population total
Prison population rate