The Guyana Prison Service is getting ready to go on a major recruitment drive as it seeks to step up security at the country’s prisons. And the Prison Service is welcoming retired Senior Police officers and soldiers to join its ranks.
In a statement yesterday, the Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels, announced that in an effort to strengthen capacity of the Guyana Prison Service, applications from retired senior non-commissioned officers of the Guyana Defence Force, Guyana Police Force and the Prison Service would be considered.
The retired officers, who wish to join the Guyana Prison Service can submit written applications to the Director of Prisons.
The Director said recent challenges which the Guyana Prison Service has been faced with requires it to look at all possibilities in strengthening its internal capacity.
He said the Guyana Prison service knows that there is a core of experienced security services officers who have expressed a willingness to continue to give service to the nation and therefore the prison service would like to engage them.