List Of Jails In Ghana

List Of Jails In Ghana

There are over 27 Jails In Ghana.

Below are The list of Jails in Ghana

James Fort Prison

Ghana Prisons Service Headquarters

Ankaful Maximum Security Prison

Nsawam Medium Security Prison

Senior Correction Centre

Kumasi Central Prison

Female Prisons

Ghana Prisons Training School Accra

Crime Check Foundation


Fort James

West Africa Regional Training Center

Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana

Legal Resources Centre

Embassy of The United States of America

Chinese Embassy

Floyd County Jail

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Sherburne County Jail

How many prisons are in Ghana 2021?Ghana

Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)13 200 at 24.6.2021 (national prison administration)
Number of establishments / institutions43 (2020)
Official capacity of prison system9 945 (24.6.2021)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)132.7% (24.6.2021)

How many prisoners are in Ghana?

Ghana had over 15.49 thousand prisoners in the country as of 2022, slightly increasing from around 14.37 thousand two years earlier. The volume of imprisoned people in the country generally followed an increasing trend within the examined period.

What are the ranks in Ghana Prisons Service?

Ghana Prison Service Superior Officers Ranks

  • Officer Cadet. This is the rank held during initial officer training at the Prisons Officers Training School.
  • Assistant Supt.
  • Deputy Supt.
  • Superintendent of Prisons.
  • Chief Superintendent of Prisons.
  • Assistant Director of Prisons. .
  • Deputy Director of Prisons.
  • Director of Prisons.

How much is Ghana Prisons salary?

Salary range for the majority of workers in Prison guards – from GH₵478 to GH₵3,354 per month – 2022. A Prison guards typically earns between GH₵478 and GH₵2,102 net per month at the start of the job. After 5 years of service, this is between GH₵606 and GH₵3,157 per month for a working week of 40 hours.