Fiji Corrections Service

Vusonivere Makes Mum, Family Proud
Careers

Vusonivere Makes Mum, Family Proud

Ms Tuikubulau said she was not surprised that her son scooped the Baton of Honour award because he was always discip...

PM Praises Superb Display By Disciplined Forces For The Fiji Day Parade
NATION

PM Praises Superb Display By Disciplined Forces For The Fiji Day Parade

More than 400 personnel from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), RFMF Naval Division, Fiji Police Force and...

From Offender To Redeemed Man, How Kaminieli Vakatalai Changed His Life Around
Feature

From Offender To Redeemed Man, How Kaminieli Vakatalai Changed His Life Around

Kaminieli Vakatalai from Waciwaci, Lakeba, Lau, is a completely changed man.

Five Volunteers Sign Up With Fiji Corrections Service To Be Mentors
NATION, NEWS

Five Volunteers Sign Up With Fiji Corrections Service To Be Mentors

This, for them, will be a golden opportunity to help the selected inmates. Five volunteers yesterday signed an agree...

More Elderly Prisoners Entering Corrections Centres Says Commissioner
NEWS

More Elderly Prisoners Entering Corrections Centres Says Commissioner

“The influx of elderly prisoners into our Corrections Centres is alarming, but the need to care and provide servic...

$98,000 Lautoka Remand Centre Visitors’ Room Upgrade Will Ensure Security, Safety Says Commisioner
NATION

$98,000 Lautoka Remand Centre Visitors’ Room Upgrade Will Ensure Security, Safety Says Commisioner

Technology will play a key role to assist corrections personnel to execute their duties effectively.

Padre Tells All On Methodist Church’s Annual Bazaar Row
NEWS

Padre Tells All On Methodist Church’s Annual Bazaar Row

Reverend Josefa Tikoinatabua backs PM in controversy over invitation to open annual Methodist fundraising bazaar. He...

Old Korovou Prison Block Demolished Due Occupational, Health and Safety Issues Says Commissioner
NATION

Old Korovou Prison Block Demolished Due Occupational, Health and Safety Issues Says Commissioner

Commissioner Kean said that the block which comprised the Main Cell Block, Awaiting Trial Block and Segregation Bloc...

2 Prisoners Died When Contraband Smuggling Went Wrong: Kean
NEWS

2 Prisoners Died When Contraband Smuggling Went Wrong: Kean

Commander Kean said the smuggling of contraband into Corrections Centres in Fiji continues to be a serious concern f...

Suva Cemetery Expansion Begins
NEWS

Suva Cemetery Expansion Begins

Work at Nasinu, he said, would start next year and when completed it would have 25,000 lots.

Ifereimi Vasu and Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Delayed Because Of Power Outrage
Crime

Ifereimi Vasu and Peniasi Kunatuba Trial Delayed Because Of Power Outrage

Vasu and Kunatuba are charged with one count of abuse of office each by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corr...

Oppositions Motion To Increase Corrections’ Funding Defeated
Politics

Oppositions Motion To Increase Corrections’ Funding Defeated

The funds contribute to the purchasing of materials that will help inmates better their learning skills in starting ...

Couple Who Stole $15,000 Plus Worth of Homeware Jailed Two Years
Crime

Couple Who Stole $15,000 Plus Worth of Homeware Jailed Two Years

The court heard that the property which the couple entered and stole the items from, belonged to Nesbitt Hazelman wh...

Tailevu Provincial Council Chairman Concerned With High Number Of Inmates From Province
Crime

Tailevu Provincial Council Chairman Concerned With High Number Of Inmates From Province

As of yesterday there were a total of 234 inmates from the province of Tailevu in all prisons across the country.

Tributes Flow In For Beloved Corrections Officer
NATION

Tributes Flow In For Beloved Corrections Officer

Before his untimely death Mr Nabulivou said Mr Rokowaqa had been an attachee with the FCS for a year, two months and...

Different Programmes For Regular Fitness Level Test
NATION

Different Programmes For Regular Fitness Level Test

One of the exercises is a 2.4 kilo­metre run which is to be completed in 12 minutes.

Commissioning of Naboro’s Capital Project
NATION

Commissioning of Naboro’s Capital Project

Commissioner of the FCS, Commander Francis Kean acknowledged the support given by the Government as it will be a vit...

Alleged Assault On Labasa Inmate
NEWS

Alleged Assault On Labasa Inmate

“On Thursday (April 4) a health official reported that a 32-year-old serving prisoner was allegedly assaulted insi...

Inmates From Tailevu Highest In Correctional Facilities
NEWS

Inmates From Tailevu Highest In Correctional Facilities

Previously the highest number of inmates were from Lau. Currently, Tailevu has about 218 inmates across the board - ...

Fiji Police: Investigates Death Of Inmate
NEWS

Fiji Police: Investigates Death Of Inmate

The victim was found by a Corrections Officer in a cell after he had allegedly taken his own life.

New Quarters, Infirmary For Centres
NATION

New Quarters, Infirmary For Centres

The Fiji Corrections Service (FCS) has opened a block of living quarters for wardens and an infirmary at the Natabua...

5 People Questioned By Police After Being Caught Trying To Smuggle Contraband Into Remand Centre
NEWS

5 People Questioned By Police After Being Caught Trying To Smuggle Contraband Into Remand Centre

Vigilant surveillance by CCTV officers of the Fiji Corrections Service Remand Center in Korovou has landed five civi...

Women Graduate As Instructors, Coaches
SPORTS

Women Graduate As Instructors, Coaches

Three women of the Fiji Cor­rections Service were proud recipients of the World Rug­by physical training instructo...

Kalokolevu Villagers Call For Tighter Security Measures
NEWS

Kalokolevu Villagers Call For Tighter Security Measures

  The seven convicts who escaped the maximum facility at the Naboro Corrections Complex on Christmas Eve  have...

‘Possible Collusion’ In Prison Break Out
NEWS

‘Possible Collusion’ In Prison Break Out

Initial investigations undertaken by the Fiji Corrections Service (FCS) regarding the escape of seven inmates from t...

Vakawale swaps uni to work in Corrections
NATION

Vakawale swaps uni to work in Corrections

Serai Vakawale is the second eldest of nine siblings and was a student at The University of the South Pacific before...

Be True To Your Words: PM
NEWS

Be True To Your Words: PM

  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has reminded Fiji Corrections Service officers to be true to their words of...

Fiji Votes: FCS personnel, inmates set to cast ballots
#Vote2018, NATION

Fiji Votes: FCS personnel, inmates set to cast ballots

Fiji Corrections Service personnel and prisoners who are eligible to vote will cast their ballots in the various cor...

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