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Welcome to the Prison Service website

On this site you can find out about the work carried out in prisons throughout England and Wales.


Whether you're looking for job opportunities, have a friend or family member in prison or simply want to find out more about the Service, this site has been designed to provide the information you need.


International Profile of Women's Prisons – 24 Jun 08
An International Profile of Women's Prisons and the provision of healthcare for women in prison has been completed by the International Institute for Prison Studies at King's College.
Prison Officer of the Year 2008 winner – 20 Jun 08
The seventh annual Prison Officer of the Year award has been announced along with the winners from each category.

More news More news

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Prison Service Careers
Find out how you could make a difference to the work of the Prison Service.

Careers and Jobs Careers and Jobs

Prison locator Prison locator
Family & Friends
Visitors Guide Visitors Guide
Keeping in Touch Keeping in Touch
A-Z of Support Groups A-Z of Support Groups
An Inside View
Prison Virtual Tour Prison Virtual Tour
Prison Service News Prison Service News
Prison Life Prison Life
About the Service
Population Figures Population Figures
Prison Service Orders Prison Service Orders
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