Photos/Video: Corrections Week Gets Underway

June 30, 2014

This week the Department of Corrections is hosting its inaugural “Corrections Week”, and earlier today [June 30], the Premier and Minister of National Security, Michael Dunkley, launched the week by reading a Proclamation at City Hall.

Corrections Week Bermuda, June 30 2014-12

Later in the afternoon, the Premier joined by Senator Jeff Baron, attended a Senior’s Tea for around 120 seniors hosted by the Department of Corrections at St. Paul’s Church, Paget.

Corrections Week Bermuda, June 30 2014-19

The aim of Corrections Week is to highlight the work done by Corrections Officers within the Island’s prison facilities. The week will also serve to highlight the many community service and outreach programmes undertaken by inmates.

Premier Dunkley said, “As Premier and Minister of National Security, I’m pleased to join with the Commissioner and the employees of the Department on the observation of their inaugural Corrections Week.

“Corrections Week is in keeping with other jurisdictions in recognising the contributions of Corrections Officers and support personnel who work in our prison facilities. It highlights the works that they do in helping to keep our community safe.”

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