Botswana Prison Service
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Services
Visits to prisoners

Convicted Prisoners
- Once a month (Short term prisoners) - Three weeks (Long term prisoners) - 20 minutes duration - Maximum of three people per visit


Unconvinced Prisoners
- May be visited daily
- 20 minutes duration
- Maximum of three people per visit
Please note:
- Visitors may be searched - All visitors are required to produce their national identity cards - Prison Officers shall inspect clothing, food items etc. brought for prisoners
Visit by Religious organizations

Religious organizations are encouraged to fellowship with prisoners. Arrangements could be made through Officers in Charge of respective stations.

Letters
Convicted prisoners are allowed to write and receive one letter in a month. All letters are subject to censoring.


Prison Industries

Station

Vocation

Central

Leather

Tailoring

upholstery

Carpentry

 

Francistown

Leather

Upholstery

carpentry

First Offender’s

Carpentry

Welding

Gaborone Boys’

Blacksmith

Carpentry

 

Gaborone Women

Dress making

Gantsi

Carpentry

Upholstery

Kanye

Carpentry

Upholstery

Kasane

Carpentry

Upholstery

Lobatse

Carpentry

Upholstery

Leather

Machaneng

Carpentry

Mahalapye

Dress making

Carpentry

Upholstery

Blacksmith

Pottery

Tailoring

Bakery

Welding

Leather

Maun

Carpentry

Upholstery

Leather

Mochudi

Carpentry

Upholstery

Molepolole

Carpentry

Upholstery

Moshupa

Carpentry

Selibe Phikwe

Carpentry

Upholstery

Serowe

Carpentry

Upholstery

Tsabong

Carpentry

Upholstery

Rubber mats

 

 

 

Brick Charges

Prison

Size

Price

Gaborone Boys’

 4 ½ 

6

Stock brick

P2.20

P2.30

P430/1000

Mahalapye

4 ½

6

P2.20

P2.40

Tsabong

310mm x 150mm x 110mm

P1.70

Selibe Phikwe

6

4 ½

P2.15

P2.10

Molepolole

4 ½

6

P500/1000

P2.00

P2.40

Kanye

4 ½

6

P2.00

P2.25

 

 

 

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