The Tanzania Prisons Service (Jeshi La Magereza) was officially established on August 25, 1931 after the division of the Police and Prison forces occurred. Despite having duties to protect the safety and property of foreigners, before 1931 the Police Force also performed the functions of Prisons as they were according to the interpretation and purpose of the colonists. The Prison Service when it was established was called the Prison Department where its activities remained the colonial ones of the torture of prisoners as well as hard work regardless of whether it is beneficial for them or for the Nation. The Jeshi La Magereza Prison Service in the 1990s established its mission and responsibility based on the various changes that occurred. The mission of the Prison Service is to be a highly specialized correctional force operating in accordance with national and international regulations and standards. The responsibility of the Prison Service is to carry out the duty properly in strengthening the protection of society through the management of imprisonment and managing criminals, prisoner services, programs and services address the needs of the rehabilitation of criminals and Policy advice on crime prevention and handling of criminals.
NEW VACANCIES AT TANZANIA PRISONS SERVICE, JANUARY 2024
The Tanzania Prisons Service is inviting applications from Tanzanians to fill new vacant positions. READ FULL DETAILS THROUGH THE PDF DOCUMENT BELOW: