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Welcome to Probation and Aftercare Service website

Probation and Aftercare Service is a Government Department under the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. The Department forms part of the Criminal Justice System in Kenya and is charged with the responsibility of generating advisory reports to courts and penal organs for purposes of bail, sentencing and pre-release decision making. It is also responsible for supervision, rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders serving non-custodial sentences in the community. Browse more pages to know more about us and know what we do.

News & Events

UNODC and Probation and Aftercare Service in Joint Project Partnership

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for Eastern Africa together with the department of Probation and Aftercare Service launched a one year project whose aim is to help the government improve its capacity in addressing incidences of serious and violent crimes. The project activities will help boost the department’s capacity of handling such cases by way of developing resource documents and trainings.

The project has since enlisted the services of two consultants, Dr. Scholastica Omondi and Dr. Beneah Mutsotso to help develop two key service instruments. Dr. Omondi will spearhead the development of a policy framework and operational guidelines for supervision of accused persons released on bail. While Dr. Mutsotso will design and develop intensive supervision programme that includes an electronic monitoring component.

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Induction of Newly Appointed Probation Officers

Article 62017Probation and Aftercare Service from 23rd to 30th April 2017 held the induction course for the newly recruited 305 Probation Officers at the Prison Staff Training College, Ruiru. The new officers drawn from diverse backgrounds will complement the government’s efforts in community corrections and ease the shortage of Probation Officers in the country.

In the key note address by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government delivered by Principal Secretary, State Department for Correctional Services, Amb. (Dr.) Richard Ekai CBS welcomed the new officers were welcomed to the Ministry and informed them of their important role in administration of justice. He also urged the new officers to be mindful of the rights of victims and the community while ensuring public safety and crime reduction.

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Regional Coordinators Induction Workshop

Article 42017Probation and Aftercare Service held a week long induction workshop for the newly appointed Regional Coordinators of Probation from 3rd to 6th April 2017 at the Nakuru Girls’ Probation Hostel. The induction workshop aimed to orient the Regional Coordinators of their roles and responsibilities as they took on their new portfolio in coordinating services in the regions.

During the opening ceremony, the outgoing Principal Secretary State Department of Correctional Services, Mr. Micah Powon expressed his optimism in the Regional Coordinators’ ability to steer probation work in the regions and increase the uptake and application of the departmental functions to boost performance. The Coordinators were encouraged to take vantage of their position in the criminal justice chain in providing solutions to challenges in the sector. In her remarks, the Director of Probation Service pointed out the important role the Regional Coordinators had in the regions.

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Notices & Events

PROBATION OFFICER'S CONFERENCE - 2018

PACS, KNAPO in collaboration with SPPS, are organising the Probation Officers Conference on Strengthening Community Corrections towards realizing Peace, Justice and Sustainable Social Development in Nakuru - Kenya from 1st to 3rd March 2018. For information write to poconference@gmail.com 

 

WORLD CONGRESS ON JUSTICE FOR CHILDREN

PRI, IAYFJM, CRIN, DCI, IGO- IFJ and UNESCO, are organizing the 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children at the UNESCO House in Paris-France from the 28th to 30th of May 2018. Under the title “Strengthening justice systems for children: Challenges, including disengagement from violent extremism”. For registration, please visit the congress website: www.j4c2018.org

 

Our Contacts

Probation and Aftercare Service Headquarters
Taifa Road, Reinsurance Plaza, 11th Floor
P. O. Box 42335-00100 GPO, Nairobi - Kenya.
Phone: +254-020-2652335, 020-2224016