PRISON SHOULD BE RESERVED for the most serious of offenders and applied only when other measures are not available.
This was the assertion of Attorney General Adriel Brathwaithe, who disclosed yesterday that Government was also looking at the introduction of electronic monitoring in order to reduce the number of people being remanded to Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds in St Philip.
Brathwaite, who is the Minister of Home Affairs, made these disclosures in an interview with the DAILY NATION at St Mark’s Anglican Church, St John, ahead of the anniversary service of the Barbados Association of Retired Fire Officers.
The plan, he added, would also explore stepped up rehabilitation programmes in an effort to decrease the number of inmates at the facility.
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