Heads of Centres and Area Commissioners work session, not another talk show

The eagerness to devise strategies to improve service delivery in correctional centres is evident as robust discussions continue at Durban ...
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National Work Session for Heads of Correctional Centres to intensify centre-centric service delivery

Heads of Correctional Centres and Area Commissioners from Gauteng, LMN and KwaZulu-Natal are hard at work, at the Durban Management ...
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DCS hosts the 30th anniversary celebration of President Nelson Mandela’s release from incarceration

Minister Ronald Lamola welcomed the Mandela's reception committee members, the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, Deputy Minister Nocawe ...
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DCS hosts first Integrated Facilities Infrastructure Workshop

  Government must speedily move away from a silo mentality towards integration. Delivering the opening address at the first Integrated Facilities Infrastructure ...
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Magistrates’ visit correctional centres as part of judicial training

National Commissioner Arthur Fraser has hailed the recent visit by magistrates’ to correctional centres as a step in the right ...
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Together beating the drum for Service delivery

DCS now has a call centre (Tshegetso call centre) situated at the national Head Office…the centre started operating on the ...
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Gallant freedom fighter, Kgoshikgolo Mampuru II remembered

The mountainous village of Mamone, Ga-Sekwati on the outskirts of Polokwane in Limpopo, was a hive of activity on Saturday, ...
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Minister Lamola expresses deep sadness on the tragic passing of two correctional officials in Pietermaritzburg

Minister Ronald Lamola has conveyed condolences to the families and loved ones of two correctional officials, working at Pietermaritzburg Management ...
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Offender class of 2019 exceed the national average matric pass rate

Minister Ronald Lamola extoled the Department of Correctional Services’ cohort of full-time inmates who sat for the 2019 grade 12 ...
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Prison-to-prison Race for a better DCS

What was then dubbed as a Prison-to-prison Race in the yester years continues to ignite a sense of pride and ...
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Remission of sentences to ease overcrowding in DCS facilities, says Minister Lamola

On the Day of Reconciliation, 16 December 2019 Minister Ronald Lamola affirmed the pronouncement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on special ...
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