Parade in formation at CS Training College, Bomana,
PNG-Australia Law & Justice Sector program in Buka, AROB.
Welcome to Correctional Service
To be leaders in Detainee management and transformation—contributing to a Just, Safe and Secure Papua New Guinea.
As a corrections agency, we strive to enhance the safety of the community by providing secure and humane containment and facilitating the
rehabilitation of convicted detainees and remandees.
To provide the mechanisms, facilities, and services for carrying out the orders of the judiciary in relation to community members who have
been charged with or convicted for breaking the laws of Papua New Guinea.
This function shall be carried out through three core activities:
SECURE AND HUMANE CONTAINMENT
To provide adequate and appropriate facilities and resources for the secure and humane containment of offenders who are sentenced to terms of imprisonment, and those who are remanded in custody by the courts.
WELFARE AND REHABILITATION
To provide counselling, education, and training, which will assist detainees to return to society as reformed citizens.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CORRECTIONAL SERVICE
To recruit, train, and continually develop the skills and abilities of staff to ensure that the highest standards of offender supervision and rehabilitation are provided.
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