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Hong Kong Correctional Services Annual Review 2006

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45 pages
This report presents comprehensive information on the accomplishments and activities of the Hong Kong Correctional Services for 2006.
Highlights of the report include: (1) Victoria Prison was decommissioned after 165 years of service; (2) 11,855 adult males and 7,059 adult females were sentenced to imprisonment (3) the Training Centers Ordinance stipulated 6 months to 3 years of trainings and reformation for young offenders; (4) 1,341 adult offenders and 57 young offenders were admitted to drug addiction treatment centers; (5) the Young Offender Assessment Panel assisted the court in handling cases involving young offenders; (6) introduced in 2005, the Management Development and Training Program for mid-career officers had 67 principal officers and 57 officers complete the program at the end of 2006; (7) a total of 741 staff underwent firearms training and participated in firearms practice in 2006; (8) in 2006, there were 115 seizures of dangerous drugs, among which 111 cases (97 percent) were intercepted in the first few days after the culprits were admitted; (9) a total of 172 complaints lodged by prisoners and the public and 107 non-complaints were examined by the Complaints Investigation Unit (CIU) in 2006; (10) in 2006, expenditures were $2,331 million, excluding capital building works which was a 1.3 percent decrease from 2005; and (11) an average of 6,277 inmates were employed in 13 different trades in more than 150 industrial workshops in 2006. This annual 2006 report on Hong Kong Correctional Services presents information in the areas of operations and institutional management, rehabilitation, human resource management, quality assurance, administration, green management, and correctional services industries. Appendixes