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Introduction

The Jerudong Prison accommodates all categories of prisoners ranging from those on remand and sentence to a day jail to criminal serving life imprisonment and death sentences. The Department also runs Al-Islah Drug Rehabilitation Centre and Al-Islah Intoxicating Substances Rehabilitation Centre.


Brief History

Jerudong Prison was established on 1st. March 1954 under the charge of Assistant Resident. The guards were made up of Police Personnel. On 30th. December, 1959, a local officer was appointed as the Head of Department.


Mission

To strive for excellence in the safe custody humane treatment and successful rehabilitation of offenders and inmates so that they can return to society as useful and law-abiding citizens.


Objectives

    • Protecting society by detaining and guarding prisoners
    • Helping and rehabilitating them to enable them to return to society as useful citizens
    • Providing suitable rehabilitative programme

       

 


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