RCI St. Lucia
posted on February 27, 2015 13:10
The Bordelais Correctional Facility will on Friday, February 27, 2015 welcome new Director of the Bordelais Correctional Facility, Mr. Verne Garde, to the helm of the institution.
The highlight of the ceremony is a parade that will be inspected by the Minister for Legal Affairs, Home Affairs and National Security.
Mr. Garde will then proceed to meet with senior officers and staff as he tours the Facility.
The new Director, who has an extensive background in law enforcement, has signaled his passion for the area of Corrections and has proposed to utilize a five prong approach going forward.
It includes Maintaining Security, Fostering rehabilitation, team and capacity building among staff and Reducing expenditure, by tying industry with rehabilitation as well as maintaining a continuum.
According to Garde emphasis will be placed on reform in the entire operations of the correctional facility during the first three years of his tour of duty.